Featurlets for 4.7
notmart at gmail.com
Sun Feb 13 20:12:48 CET 2011
On Sunday 13 February 2011, todd rme wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 4:24 AM, Anne-Marie Mahfouf
> >> Who actually makes the decision about what features would be good or
> >> not? I know of a lot of features that could potentially go on the
> >> list, but I don't know whether they would be accepted if implemented.
> > The best thing is to list them here :-)
> > Anne-Marie
> Okay, I will do so. Not all of these ideas are mine, I am just
> passing along the ones I think are worthwhile:
I have just some comments on some of them, most seems quite nice.
> Image Wallpaper:
> 1. When you hover over a wallpaper in the list for a certain amount of
> time, show that wallpaper on the desktop. This lets you get a
> full-size preview of the wallpaper and lets you see how it works with
> your current theme.
Could be an idea, put it there
> 2. Have a "custom" wallpaper position option. This would let you set
> the position and scaling in both horizontal and vertical dimensions,
> either to presets like align top or bottom, or to custom values in
> pixels. This is useful for people who want to have one wallpaper span
> multiple desktops, they can set the same image but show different
> parts of that image.
I don't think that's the right place to do something like that
> Slideshow wallpaper:
> 1. Link slideshows. All the slideshow wallpapers that have this
> option enabled would use the same timing and random number generator,
> so they would all show the same wallpaper at the same time. Useful
> for multi-monitor setups
that's a good idea but doesn't need gui at all.
such settings could be automatically done for containments belonging to the
> 1. Show a thumbnail of the desktop on hover
less clutter in the pager, the better it is
> Task Manager:
> 1. Drag tasks to desktop to move them to current virtual desktop/activity
> 2. Drag tasks to activity manager or activity bar to add them to that
for desktops kinda works, for activities, yes, good idea it's a due and
> Search & Launch Containment:
> 1. Add breadcrumbs next to the "back" button.
search and launch is purposedfully a single level deep, it's the main point of
its design, and i really don't want to change that
By the way, of course the idea is to have -many- of those ideas.
However, those ideas will realize with someone actually volunteering realizing
so what about this:
you write those ideas on the wiki page (as i write here there are some that i
think have some issue, all the others, quite nice)
then you take one, the one that seems simpler to you, and try to do it?
it's a very easy way to start, then after one doing the next is easier, then
easier, then easier... :D
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