Fedora Notifications System.

Mahmoud Abdul Jawad abduljawad.mahmoud at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 18:03:41 UTC 2010

On Tue, Aug 24, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Michael Semcheski <mhsemcheski at gmail.com>wrote:

> I think that in this context, there should be fewer, not more sources
> for the information - perhaps an RSS feed that mirrors an announcement
> list, and a twitter rebroadcast of the same.
> But I think highly specialized clients for ingesting this information
> is a good idea, so long as they're opt-in.  If they are hard-wired to
> look at the correct feed, then it provides a real service to
> interested users, because it helps them to find the good source of
> information and presents it to them in a convenient way.
> I also think a "notification-client" project would be well served by
> identifying in writing how it works and what features it contains.
> Examples:
> * The user can set a threshold to receive fewer or more notifications.
> * Clicking on a notification takes the user to a web page with more
> information.
> * Notifications stay on the screen until the user clicks on them.
> * There is a configuration directory similar to yum.repos.d that
> manages the feeds the user is interested in.
> There are plenty of people who do not want such a notification system
> for very valid reasons.  That doesn't mean its not a worthwhile idea
> that others would want to use.
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i totally agree with that.
i'll put your points into consideration.

Mahmoud Abdul Jawad
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