[Usability]Re: Notification Area guidelines

On Tue, 2003-03-11 at 22:59, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> Hi,
> 	Erwann and I recently worked hacked together a prototype Network Status
> Monitor which displayed an icon in the notification area somewhat
> similar to the same thing in windows. I found both the lack of

Bah, I was waiting for DBUS to do it ;)

(System daemon would have told the gnome application when it was
plugged/unplugged, rather than having the application do it itself).

>   A debatable case:
> 	+ A daemon or background process which performs some function.
> 	  The icon may or may not actually display some "status"
> 	  related to the daemon other than the fact that the daemon is
> 	  running.  Clicking on the icon provides a dialog by which
> 	  the daemon's behaviour can be configured.

I've been "debating" it myself with the ACME button which shows if ACME
is running or not. Once it's merged in the gnome-settings-daemon, I'll
remove it.

Rest of the stuff looks alright.


/Bastien Nocera

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