[ubuntu-art] Quick user switching panel applet. OT?
a.laignel at ukdotcafe.com
Fri Feb 8 09:36:25 GMT 2008
Sumit Chandra Agarwal wrote:
> This looks good to me.
> Have you tried the KDE4 live CD? Their new menu is pretty decent and
> its 'recent' functionality is nice. I don't like the default 'hover'
> mode for switching tabs, but those KDE folk have always been funny
> about hover/single-click/double-click.
I am doing a 'Vista' with this and waiting for the next version. The
whole 'lets redefine what RC means' debacle kinda put me off.
> Haha, I like that you instinctively put Firefox and Thunderbird at the
> top of the 'recently used' list. Can Ubuntu/Kubuntu stop pretending
> that its a good idea to have the default programs be anything other
> than the most well-recognized FOSS software? But uh, that's a whole
> 'nuther topic.
Yeh they are bolded as they have been 'pinned' (except there's no icons)
so you can choose whats always there. Maybe by clicking a greyed out
pin on the RHS which goes dark and sticks it to the top?
> Anyways, yes, nice cleanly executed mock-up with a very direct and
> legible layout. Its even got a nice subtle depth to it, but I'm sure
> the ultimate version would have all those visual niceties (or lack of)
> handled by the GTK engine anyway.
Yeah I wasn't really going for looks, just a 5minute demo of what, imo,
would be good.
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