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Re: Noise doesn't comply to HIG


2013/3/15 Nishant Agrwal <nishantagrwal12993@xxxxxxxxx>

> Shnatsel, assuming your blueprint implemented, would the following be a
> correct summation of your desired behaviour? I am assuming that none of the
> mentioned apps are pinned to the dock.
> - user logs in, and several daemons start up and check for events.
> - when the daemons detect an event of interest, like a new email, message,
> news, etc, a notification bubble is shown and, if appropriate, an icon in
> the dock with a batch appears. I would think this would be implemented as a
> window that instantly minimizes?
> - Because gala is to treat minimized windows as closed, this applications
> window would be shown in neither the window or the workspace overviews. The
> dock, however, would show this window in all workspaces. Clicking on the
> icon would bring up the application window on the current workspace.
> - When the user closes this window, the window actually closes (disappears
> from the dock).
> This would be what I would expect of the "background tasks" category.

Yes! The implementation may vary but this is exactly the user experience I
have in mind.

Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
OS architect @ elementary

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