[packagekit] Notes on UI notifications

Sebastian Heinlein glatzor at ubuntu.com
Wed Dec 10 15:12:07 PST 2008

Am Mittwoch, den 10.12.2008, 13:53 -0600 schrieb Jud Craft:
> (Note:  little actual knowledge of packagekit design)
> When PackageKit fires a notification to the user using LibNotify (I
> believe that's right), is it possible to set the notification so that
> it will not time out?
> Something critical such as "Your system has just been auto-updated"
> should not be missed by the user -- wouldn't it make more sense to
> require them to manually close that popup, as opposed to letting it
> fade out?  (On F9's Gnome-PackageKit, I believe its popups currently
> time out).

Actually an user should only be informed actively if the system is not

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