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Woot! It's great to hear that, Dan. Alright, I'll throw a blueprint
together and we can start discussing it more here and at that blueprint.
And actually, Dan brings up a good point: this is definitely L+1 stuff.
Let's not get distracted from Luna with it. ;) I just wanted to get the
conversation rolling and some peoples' brains going.
On Jul 2, 2012 11:15 PM, "Daniel Foré" <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I absolutely want to look into actions in notifications for Luna +1. I
> think we really have the opportunity to do some great work around
> notifications, confirmations, etc and providing quick actions could
> definitely be one of them :)
> Best Regards,
> Daniel Foré
> El jul 2, 2012, a las 8:44 p.m., Cassidy James <c@xxxxxxxxxxx> escribió:
> Thanks for the reply, Victor. A couple on inline relies:
> On Jul 2, 2012 10:08 PM, "Victor Eduardo" <victoreduardm@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hey, that looks good. In regard to your questions:
> > > Does it sound like a good idea?
> > It's working nicely in GNOME Shell, and personally I find actions in
> notifications really useful. In my opinion they make a lot of sense in some
> cases, like when you get notified of a message from a friend. A
> go-to-conversation button would probably make a lot of sense there.
> I didn't know that. This might make it easier since there's less we'd have
> to do and other apps potentially already support it.
> > > How would we go about implementing it?
> > The API is already there. libnotify provides support for adding actions,
> so it's easy to add support for action buttons to our apps. Currently,
> these are only shown when using GNOME Shell AFAIK, since notify-osd has no
> support for them.
> Oh, sweet! I'm definitely interested in looking into it. I am not familiar
> with the API, but I do think it's important that we restrict it as far as
> only showing three actions or something. Is anyone familiar enough with the
> API to chime in here?
> > > What would it look like?
> > It depends on how you implement it on the server side (notify-osd,
> pantheon-notify, etc.). Mockup time!
> Dan, go! ;) Or other designers since Dan has a lot on his plate.
> I do like the idea of only showing the actions when expanding the
> notification. It keeps it clean and out of the way unless the user
> explicitly wants to interact with it.
> > > What problems could it create?
> > Apart from increasing the workload for pantheon-notify's dev(s), I don't
> see any other problem.
> > > What problems could it solve?
> > Interesting question. Let's see what others say :)
> > Regards,
> > Victor
> > On Mon, Jul 2, 2012 at 6:11 PM, Cassidy James <c@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Hey Devs,
> >> I was catching up on some Android developer things from I/O last week
> and came across something nifty regarding notifications. In Android 4.1,
> Google has added a "big content view" to the notifications, actually pretty
> similar to our idea with the expanded Pantheon Notification. However,
> they've expanded on that: Actions.
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Yc8YrVc47TI#t=1917s (Link
> should point to 31:57)
> >> With actions, users can quickly and easily perform a relevant action
> without even going to the app. For example, you could have a "Like" button
> on a Facebook notification, "Reply" and "Archive" buttons on an email
> notification, etc. Basically the developer can make it faster for users to
> perform a few actions. Of course they're pretty strictly-controlled by the
> platform so that developers don't get carried away; in Android, you can add
> up to three actions.
> >> I think it would be an interesting route to look into. With Pantheon
> Notifications we already have an "expanded view" on hover, and it might be
> nice to let developers add a few actions to the notifications. What I want
> to know from all of you is:
> >> Does it sound like a good idea?
> >> How would we go about implementing it?
> >> What would it look like?
> >> What problems could it create?
> >> What problems could it solve?
> >> Of course this is just me throwing an idea out there; I'm not saying
> it's an idea we have to run with or even that it's a good idea. I simply
> have been enjoying this feature on my phone this past week and wanted to
> see if we could brainstorm something similar for on the desktop.
> >> Regards,
> >> Cassidy James
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