RFC: Put notifications in sidepanel like widget explorer

Sebastian K├╝gler sebas at kde.org
Mon Feb 22 12:35:20 UTC 2016


On Friday, February 19, 2016 04:31:53 PM Thomas Pfeiffer wrote:
> > >Yes, you're absolutely right. If there is a time to decide this, it's
> > >definitely now!
> >
> > 
> >
> > btw with the new architecture (that is almost ready and I want to merge
> > like the day after of 5.6 branching) it would be "slightly" easier to do
> > something like that, even tough not without significant challenges.
> Honestly: I'm not hell-bent on having a sidebar, to be honest. It would be 
> great to allow users to have a sidebar, but we don't have to force it on 
> everybody.
> 
> What I am hell-bent on, though, is not confining popups whose content are
> lists  to a really small vertical space. You want UIs to feel less
> cluttered? Then having them cramped in a small-fixed size popup is
> certainly not the way to go.
> 
> Contact list, NM, Klipper, they would all greatly benefit from having more 
> vertical space.
> If we find a way to give them that which is not a sidebar, then I'm fine
> with  that as well.

We could also make the systemtray popup a little larger?
-- 
sebas

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