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Re: Notifications are annoying when typing in the upper right corner of a window


On Monday 01 June 2009 10:23:34 am Vincenzo Ciancia wrote:
> Il giorno lun, 01/06/2009 alle 15.34 +0200, Mark Shuttleworth ha
> scritto:
> > It's a good idea, but that's outside the capabilities of X today,
> > would require major surgery to address, and there are other
> > initiatives that would give more immediate gratification.
> Doesn't kde already do such a thing to hide the mouse pointer when the
> user is typing near it (btw a very good idea)?

kwin can also know when a dropdown or context menu is open. i've been looking 
into the possibility of delaying notifications which occur during these types 
of interactions for n seconds. several researcher groups have found significant 
benefits for these types of "computer-mediated" interruptions.

Celeste Lyn Paul
KDE Usability Project

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