Re: ANNOUNCE: grapevine 0.1 "The flying sheep" released

My enthusiasm is, grapevine appears to be a generic solution. I.e., one
that offers a chance to provide a consistent solution to the problem.
Focus-grabbing dialogs at least are standard-issue, if irritating.
Grapevine may provide a standard alternative to them.


On 04 May 2001 16:11:42 +0200, Pawel Salek wrote:
> On 2001-05-04 15:47 Michael Rothwell wrote:
> >  
> > This really would rock. I would love to say goodbye to the
> > focus-grabbing dialogs that programs put up when they have something
> > "important" to tell me. 
> I don't really understand your enthusiasm: If you want to modify an
> application to use grapevine, you could as well fix it and remove
> focus-grabbing code  (or perhaps just modify your window manager
> settings; you can ask sawfish to show the dialog boxes on the current
> desktop). I guess the point is to queue notifications so one does not
> get ten separate dialogs scattered all over the screen but gets them
> sorted by their priority. Am I missing something?
> (of course, I welcome all the projects that increase GNOME usability).
> /Pawel
> -- 
> Pawel Salek (pawsa theochem kth se)
> Theoretical Chemistry Division, KTH voice: +46 8 790-8202

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