[minor] Tray Tooltips

Christopher James Halse Rogers raof at ubuntu.com
Tue Sep 29 22:54:11 UTC 2009


On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 18:29 -0400, Brian Vidal wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Sep 2009 18:18:49 -0400, Christopher James Halse Rogers  
> <raof at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> 
> So, should I fill a bug?
> or will *somebody* fix it without notice??

As this isn't a clear-cut case, I'd wait for further comments on this
idea and the design.  Once we have a clear sense of what we want, *then*
file bugs against the relevant packages.

> 
> > On Tue, 2009-09-29 at 12:43 -0400, Brian Vidal wrote:
> >> If we look at the tooltips on the tray we will see a big inconsistency
> >> between them.
> >
> > This sounds like a good papercut candidate.  Consistency among the
> > default notification icons seems a worthy goal.
> >
> >>
> >> I suggest to use to volume-applet way of displaying tooltips.
> >>
> >>
> >> Volume Applet
> >> <b>Out: xx%</b>
> >> {volume in dB}
> >> {device name}
> >>
> >> nm-applet
> >> Network Manager
> >>
> >> <b>Network: {network name}</b>
> >> {signal strengh} %
> >> "Time connected: {uptime}" or "IP: {ip}" or "Speed: {speed}"
> >>
> >> Power Manager
> >> gnome-power-manager
> >>
> >> <b>Battery: {batery} %</b>
> >> Time available: {h} {m}
> >> Battery Status:  {capacity}% - Good.
> >
> > Battery capacity might be a bit niche for a default tooltip!
> 
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