Re: [Evolution-hackers] Evolution SSL/TLS improvements


The icons probably wouldn't have the look of being broken, and wouldn't
have the check or x in a box on them either, in a real implementation.
They were the best thing I could find for the mock-up. The icon is
small as it is, so adding the socket with a lock, is probably not so
much better. Maybe not showing a lock at all for normal connections
will suffice. So we can have a "connected" icon, and a "secure" icon.
Thanks for the feedback.

-- dobey

On Fri, 2004-11-12 at 09:37 +0100, David Mar�Carre�rote:
> El jue, 11-11-2004 a las 17:20 -0500, Rodney Dawes escribi� 
> > 
> > In this mockup, we have the "Test", "Work", and "Test Work" accounts
> > (yes, I'm lazy, and just copied stuff
> > around in GIMP). The "Test" account is connected, but is not over a
> > secure connection. The "Work" account
> > is connected, and secure. And, the "Test Work" account is
> > disconnected. "On This Computer" is local, and
> > has a special icon. To support this, we basically need to add 2 new
> > flags to the CamelStore API. These flags
> > would be something like CAMEL_STORE_IS_SECURE, and
> > CAMEL_STORE_IS_LOCAL. This will allow us to
> > determine if we are local, and once we are connected, if we are
> > secure. Jeff informed me that API already
> > exists to tell if we are connected, so we can add the disconnected
> > icon support very easily.
> The icon of insecure connection seems to me as if there were an error in
> a secure connection...
> Perhaps show a plugged-in socket with a lock or without a lock would be
> better options...

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