[PATCH] Turn Powerdevil suspend notification into a dialog

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Sep 24 20:44:35 BST 2009

Alex Merry wrote:
> On Wednesday 23 September 2009 23:24:43 you wrote:
>> David Nolden wrote:
>>> Better would be priorities like: Minor, Major, Critical, where plasma
>>> should make sure that 'Critical' notifications are _always_ noticed be
>>> the user, in whatever ways, and the others could be configurable. Major
>>> could be something like "Got message from ..." in kopete, and minor could
>>> be something like "Person ... went online".
>> I would think more categories than that. I'd expect a network error to
>> be higher importance than an incoming message, yet it isn't critical.
>> (I'd like to reserve 'critical' for things that really are, e.g. system
>> is about to turn off :-).)
> The problem with adding too many classifications is that developers don't know 
> how to classify any given notification.  Is Frobbling a Quite Major or Very 
> Major (or only Moderately Major) notification?
> Maybe making them more semantic would be better.  Informational (eg: user came 
> online), Alert (eg: user is chatting to you), Error (eg: can't connect to the 
> network), Critical Error (your computer is about to go bang).

Those work. I was thinking of something similar, but didn't come up with 
a suggestion I liked sufficiently to share. And yes, the "levels" should 
be limited to about five... just so there are more than three :-).

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