Re: Renderer updates

On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 21:02 -0400, Nat Friedman wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 21:45 -0700, Matt Jones wrote:
> > Just looking at the screenshot (I haven't had a chance to patch yet) -
> > is it possibly to restrain list items (like the files) so that they
> > align against the inside edge of the top vertical line? The im convos
> > seem to, but not the files.
> This is a reasonable nit-pick.  Also, I think we should sic some artists
> on this a bit; the lines could have nicer shadows and things.

I am most certainly *not* an artist.  I'll take all the help I can get.
The lines were just something I whipped up in The Gimp in a couple
minutes.  More of proof-of-concept. 

> > Bigger suggestions - 
> > Perhaps every renderer should display in a list format - all
> > standardized to a list similar to the "Your files" section. What I mean
> > by this is - (an example might make more sense)
> Dashboard used to do this, but we reverted to having a specific renderer
> for each match type.  I think that we should render each type of
> information in a type-specific way.  Mails are not web links,
> addressbook cards are not files, and RSS feeds are not photographs.  I
> mumbled about this a little bit back in December:

I agree with this, Nat.

I'll post more in a follow-up mail.

--Kevin Godby  <godbyk yahoo com>

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