Gnome-app-install facelift

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 20:38:07 GMT 2006


On 1/13/06, John Nilsson <john at milsson.nu> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-01-13 at 17:19 +0100, Michael Vogt wrote:
> > I you have idea/suggestions/critic on the new design, it's a good time
> > to raise them now :)
>
> The new design looks great. One area that needs improving though is the
> timing of the password dialog. It would be much better if the password
> was only asked when it's actually needed. Having to become root just to
> search for apps is no good.
>
> Regards,
> John

So a helper program would need to written and g-a-i (and synapic)
would call that upon install, rather than handling it themselves.
Seems like a sane idea to me, but is likely a lot of work.

I also like the mockup.

Corey



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