Re: A task panel
- From: Kao Chen <kaochen2 gmail com>
- To: Milan Bouchet-Valat <nalimilan club fr>
- Cc: gnome-shell-list gnome org, jhs jsschmid de
- Subject: Re: A task panel
- Date: Tue, 18 May 2010 15:55:11 +0200
I am glad to see you love this idea.
But I just have some skills with Gimp, that's all. I don't have any talent to make a piece of code.
I can just make a other mockup with an hotspot on the corner.http://nsa14.casimages.com/img/2010/05/18/100518034733906311.jpg
I have made just an copy paste of the actual Alt-Tab, but if we use a corner, we can imagine it like a circle. I will try build an other mockup but it should need more code to do that.
An other things, did I need to add a new page on the design playground?
And I try to connect me on the IRC but I should miss something. Did I need an account or an invitation?
Thanks for the support
2010/5/18 Milan Bouchet-Valat <nalimilan club fr>
Le mardi 18 mai 2010 à 10:47 +0000, jhs jsschmid de a écrit :
I like the idea of having a taskbar too, at least an optional one, and
> > Now that may be a good way to introduce the user to the alt-tab interface.
> > Tough some might not like this a whole lot since it resembles having a
> > taskbar.
> I like it! Probably the best replacement for a taskbar I have seen (as it
> is no real taskbar to just a clever way to pop up the alt-tab interface).
> I would probably give a try on patching this if there is some feedback
> from the design team.
it would be useful to test how users feel with and without it.
But I don't think abusing the clock for that purpose is a good idea at
all. If you write an extension to do this, please use e.g. the
bottom-left corner, which is a much more sensible place for this kind of
thing, symmetrical to the message bar in the bottom-right corner.
If you want feedback from designers, best is to ping mccann on
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