[packagekit] A new design update viewer

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 11:08:45 PST 2008

On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 00:03 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Jan 9, 2008 6:09 PM, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Reviewing the details of the transaction is really more for control freaks...
> >
> > So hide it behind a GtkExpander perhaps? How were you imagining you
> > would see feedback from the transaction - could you give me some ASCII
> > art pls? :-)
> Dunno, I like the old progress dialog much better, so maybe something
> like the following:
> http://people.redhat.com/mclasen/betterprogress.png

That's nice. Is there code driving that or just a glade mockup?

> http://people.redhat.com/mclsaen/betterprogress2.png

I get a 404....

> And then  the "Update Details" button would bring you to a list of all
> the steps of the transaction, like you currently have. The "Restart"
> text and button would  only appear if a restart is recommended.

Very sane.

> All text and icons are of course totally provisional and made up on
> the spot, but you get the idea...

Totally. I've not got any free time until early next week (I've just
pulled another 11 hour day...) but initial patches or mockups welcome.



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