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


Il giorno lun, 01/06/2009 alle 21.59 +0200, Mark Shuttleworth ha
> > 
> That sounds very useful - both dropdowns and menus have "brittle
> state", it's hard to recover from a slip except by reproducing the
> actions that setup that point in the interaction. I'd be +1 on
> deferring, at least for a few seconds, async notification display
> under those circumstances in notify-osd.

Excuse me for being naive, but what about delaying notifications until
the keyboard and mouse are inactive (with a short timeout maybe)? Even
better, when X reports any input activity! 

After all, nobody is going to type or move the mouse constantly, and
certainly if I am typing or moving the mouse I doing something, and I
don't want to move my eyes from where I am looking at. 

Also notice that less advanced users look at the keyboard while typing,
hence they might completely miss notifications.


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