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Summary

Give the notifications progress bars (if they want)

Owner

  • Email: samDELETEME@sugarlabs.org (You need to get rid of the DELETEME.)

Current status

  • Targeted release: 0.104
  • Last updated: 10/Aug/2014
  • Percentage of completion: 50% - needs discussion

Benefit to Sugar

  • Progress notifications
  • Background software update notifications
  • Coolness

Scope

It is a small change that does not break compatibility.

It needs Features/Notification_Replacement so your progress bar can move!

UI Design

The bar replaces the summary. Check out this video.

How To Test

Dependencies

None!

Contingency Plan

People are sad :(

Documentation

Using the notification hints:

  • x-sugar-progress-bar must be True
  • x-sugar-progress-pulse True for a pulsing bar (see the start of the video)
  • x-sugar-progress-fraction 0.0 to 1.0 for the progress bar progress (e.g.: 0.5 is 50% filled)

Release Notes

Added notification progress bar functionality.

Comments and Discussion