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Re: Things I have noticed


On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 10:43 PM, Jacob Peddicord <jpeddicord@xxxxxxxxxx>wrote:

> On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 3:29 PM, Natan Yellin <aantny@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Even if most Ubuntu users aren't at all tech savvy, you can't annoy the
>> small minority which are power users. Those are the people who may decide to
>> get involved in development and submit patches, so their opinion is critical
>> to your success.
>> How about, for starters, adding a gconf option to show an X icon on
>> notifications. I personally think it makes sense not to have one, but if
>> people want one then you should let them have it. (And normal users, who
>> you're trying to train to use notifications in a specific way, will never
>> turn on the X because they don't even know what gconf is.)
>> Either way, thanks a lot for all of the work that you guys have done so
>> far! It's great to see Canonical getting involved and trying to improve the
>> user interface.
>> Natan
> A close button I personally don't see being useful, in the current state of
> how notifications are displayed. They come and go relatively quickly, and by
> the time you notice a notification to click the X it may have already
> disappeared.
That's the point- I don't think an X is useful either, but it seems to be a
common request.