[sugar] Display warnings in sugar

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net
Thu Jul 17 17:01:08 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 9:44 PM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 5:21 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 2:27 AM, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
>>> I hope our alert system will use the freedesktop.org standard:
>>>  http://www.galago-project.org/specs/notification/index.php
>>> It is widely used in Gnome, and when I last reviewed it seems to be a
>>> solid and capable spec.
>> The interfaces in that spec look quite good, although perhaps would
>> benefit from a simpler, alternative API that also abstracts the D-Bus
>> stuff. Perhaps rainbow should do some rate limiting or permissions
>> checking, not sure.
> Sure, wrap the actual DBus calls with a simplied sugar/python method
> if you like, but *please* let's implement a listener for that API so
> that unmodified applications can interact sensibly with Sugar, and so
> that our system tools & activities can interoperate with non-Sugar
> window managers.
> Similarly, we should really implement that standard freedesktop.org
> startup notification spec, so we can get sensible notifications and
> icons for 'ordinary' applications.

Yes, what you asked for is what we aim for ;)



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