Re: Just an interesting idea...

On Thu, Sep 14, 2000 at 11:27:21PM +0500, Scott Barnes wrote:
> I came up with a rather interesting idea a few months ago, but I just
> now
> deciding to write in about it :)  How about a "hint applet"?  Kinda like
> MSOffice Assistant...  I came up with a complete outline of how this
> could be
> done, too...  Think a library and applet...  The library is used for
> programs to
> set the currently active hint and the applet is used to view the hint
> based on
> which applications are running, focused, etc...  Plus the ability to
> search the
> hints database for each program that uses the lib...  I think this would
> be a
> great boon to people that are used to the way Windows and Mac "teach"
> you as you
> use the programs.  What does everyone think about this?  Good or Evil?
> :)

The MSOffice Assistant is evil.  But still, if you decide to do it of
course you should use corba-communication :)


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