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Re: PackageKit UI



On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 18:11 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Richard Hughes wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-06-12 at 16:45 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> >> * Why are you not using the application icons in the left side
> >> instead 
> >> of the right corner completely disconnected from the app itself?
> > 
> > The icons in the list change as you select them, for instance a trash
> > icon is overlaid when it's to be deleted. There's also a non-trivial
> > cost of looking up each themed icon which can slow the GUI down a lot.
> 
> Can that be done async?

Ohh, I guess so, yes.
 
> >> * What about group installation and removals?
> > 
> > Still in the planning state, I've yet to find a good UI for any of this.
> > Yell if you can think of a good one.
> 
> Pirut did it in the context menu and providing a button when you click 
> on a group. You might want to check that out.

Yes, I've checked it out and it didn't seem very obvious to me - it also
ties PackageKit into the native comps mapping which it already maps to
more abstract groups.

Richard.



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