Re: Sound effects

On Fri, 12.12.08 13:30, Bastien Nocera (hadess hadess net) wrote:

> > > I turned off sounds in GNOME when I first started using it because
> > > hearing six clicks when I change a radio button was somewhat irritating.
> > > I understand the recent work has worked towards solving this but 125
> > > event sounds is 124 too many.
> > 
> > You are aware that in the new sound themes dialog we explicitly have a
> > check box to disable "input feedback" sounds and leave everything else
> > on?
> > 
> > "input feedback" sounds are those which are the immediatey result of
> > things like clicking on buttons.
> There's still a number of bugs in the old libgnome code to hook sound
> events to widgets. For example, if you had a sound connected to the
> combobox popping up, changing between folders in Evolution (some with
> filters and some not) would trigger the sound. It obviously
> shouldn't.

The code in libgnome has been fully obsoleted by code in
canberra-gtk-module. And there we have no explicit sound for combo
boxes. Just one for menu popup/popdown.


Lennart Poettering                        Red Hat, Inc.
lennart [at] poettering [dot] net         ICQ# 11060553           GnuPG 0x1A015CC4

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