[PATCH notification] spec: Add badge-number hint
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>
> 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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