[PATCH notification] spec: Add badge-number hint

Bastien Nocera hadess at hadess.net
Tue Feb 17 02:05:03 PST 2015

On Mon, 2015-02-16 at 10:26 -0800, Jasper St. Pierre wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 10:18 AM, Bastien Nocera <hadess at hadess.net>
> wrote:
>         On Mon, 2015-02-16 at 10:03 -0800, Jasper St. Pierre wrote:
>         > Jon had multiple reasons:
>         >
>         >
>         > 1. The main use for a counter like is "Unread Emails", a
>         number that's
>         > particularly high for Jon that he didn't think it would be
>         too useful.
>         > Notifications should be about the
>         About the?
> Sorry. "Notifications should be about the now."
> Then why is it part of the notification? If I have broadcast a new
> notification with a new badge-number hint, does that replace the old
> one? What if I remove the notification with that hint? What do we
> display then?

You're confusing the protocol with the UI. If I underspec'ed the
changes, I'm more than happy to talk about that, rather than having to
justify why it's needed.

> Note that we replaced the FDO Notifications spec with a semi-private
> API when we introduced GNotification. Ryan was planning to standardize
> that API, so you should talk to him about it.

Until that's done, I consider it an implementation detail.


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