Re: [Fwd: Post-It Notes....uhm, no.]

søn, 2002-12-01 kl. 23:54 skrev Thomas Vander Stichele:
> > Erdi wrote,
> > 
> > >  Michael: "Let's have a GEP about the proposed names"
> > > or
> > >  Bill: "That's all nice and all, but are sticky notes accessible enough
> > for the illiterate?"
> > > or
> > > Jim: "We should cooperate with the KDE post-it-notes guys to drain this
> > swamp"
> > 
> > 
> > Muahaha.. Couldn't have said it better myself.
> > 
> > No wonder this list is so damn terrified of doing new things..The enema such
> > a process would require would drown half the subscribers in a tidal wave of
> > their own shit.
> I think notes should have colored frames depending on what the notes 
> correspond to.  Ie, if the note is about something you're thinking about 
> doing it should be lightly pulsating blue.  If the note needs your 
> attention because it's got spelling mistakes the border should alternate 
> between flashing red and green, but more red than green.  So for minor 
> spelling mistakes it would do something like RRRGGRRRGGRRRGGRRRGG.
> But if you have like really braindead spelling it should be more like 
> If the note is empty it would be YYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY just like the yellow 
> post-it notes.
> In case you didn't get that, each letter in that sequence stands for a 
> slice of time in which that color is shown.  R is for Red and G is for 
> Green.
> People might wonder why I use 20 letters, but I've given this a lot of 
> thought and 20 is just about right to show a lot of useful sequences.
> think about PYBPYBPYBRGRGRGRGBBB for example (when you're thinking about a 
> lot of bad spelling but the note you made sometimes disappears because of 
> a programming mistake).
> What's really cool about these sticky notes is that you can dock them to 
> the panel where they become lamps which would then beautifully pulsate as 
> the content of the notes changes behind your back.
> Anyone want to give the idea a go ?

You have to make the color schemes themeable because the color
combinations might offend people in some cultures. I'm in. This sounds
very useful :-)


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