Re: Sound effects

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 12:27 PM, Iain * <iaingnome gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 10:41 AM, Behdad Esfahbod <behdad behdad org> wrote:
>> So far we agree.  But one sound can't rule them all.  If I'm cooking in the
>> kitchen, I like hearing a small beep when I get mail.  I also like to hear a
>> sound when someone sends me private message on IM.  BUT, I want to be able to
>> differentiate those.  I don't run to check for every email, but there's a
>> sense of urgency to IM.  Or if my harddisk is just to die, that should really
>> shout "Your base is under attack!".
> Arguably, these sounds are application specific.
> The application should provide what sounds it needs.

Isn't that exactly the opposite of the whole theme concept? I mean if
user chooses a Space Odyssey she expects to have HAL all over the
place, not just for error dialogs.

Patryk Zawadzki

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