Re: Request for Comments: GNOME Notifier

On Wednesday 28 of July 2004 06:32, Franco Catrin L. wrote:
> I want to receive some ideas and thoughts from you about a User
> Notification System for GNOME, or better than that, a Desktop User
> Notification System.

 You might want to have a look at KDE's KNotify, which seems to be more or 
less what you're suggesting for GNOME. You can see it in Settings/Configure 
notifications e.g. in Konsole or Kopete, relevant sources are:

 If there's some event, it's sent using DCOP to the knotify daemon, it finds 
out if and how the user should be informed and does so.

> These are some types of notifications that I can think of.  I hope to
> receive more from you:
> - battery status
> - new email
> - new instant message
> - buddy has (dis)connected
> - network (dis)connected
> - wireless network discovered
> - incoming event (task, meeting.... related to evolution-data-server)
> - download finished
> - USB device connected

 There can be hundreds of these.

Lubos Lunak
KDE developer
SuSE CR, s.r.o.  e-mail: l lunak suse cz , l lunak kde org
Drahobejlova 27  tel: +420 2 9654 2373
190 00 Praha 9   fax: +420 2 9654 2374
Czech Republic

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