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Subject: Re: Battery patch
From: Markus Braun (Markus.Braun_at_krawel.de)
Date: 2003-04-28


* D.A.Vahlsing (diava_at_web.de) wrote:
> My suggestions are:
>
> - always show battery static (graphic or text depending on setting)
> - flash battery when 'low batt' (no matter whether graphic or text)
> - flash the plug icon during charging, show it static when charger plugged
>
> This way everyone get's the information he/she wants to see. I think this
> could be a resonable consensus (-; despite the fact that it suits my
> personal preferences ;-)
>
> - clipping the batt level to something below 100% during charging should
> prevent "the ignorant/uninformed/whatever user" (I'm not offending here!)
> from removing the charger to early.

I really like this. I agree, that a real battery level and flashing plug is
more useful than the animation. Thats why I implemented it first, before it
was dropped in favor of the animation ;)

Markus

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