[sugar] Display warnings in sugar
C. Scott Ananian
cscott at laptop.org
Thu Jul 17 18:18:10 EDT 2008
On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 5:01 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
> 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:
>>>> 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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