Salomon Sickert | 6 Apr 12:51 2010

GSoC - Improving the desktop experience with the "Task" and "TaskMonitor" D-Bus API


I just want to announce the availability of my proposal at

Mockups are located here:

As always comments and advice are appreciated especially from
GNOME-Shell, Nautilus, Epiphany and Empathy/Telepathy developers.


Salomon Sickert
Narcis Garcia - GiLUG | 6 Apr 16:21 2010

Re: Feature request for Empathy: aMSN style login

Well, an alternative is to give a dropdown control to select the network 
(protocol), but the main idea is to present directly a login window.

Empathy is technically betther than aMSN, but aMSN is better to be 
presented to casual people in public computers.


En/na Karl Goetz ha escrit:
> On Sun, 04 Apr 2010 21:04:38 +0200
> Narcis Garcia - GiLUG <informatica <at>> wrote:
>> I'm installing Instant Messengers in cibercafes, and there is a lot
> Hope you disable the 'save login' button then :)
>> of problems around this kind of software with the common users: the 
>> different usability as propietary software for MSWindows.
>> Could have Empathy an option/plugin/skin to show as first and single 
>> window, a simple login form for the [Email] and [Password], and
>> detect by the domain name ( <at> hotmail,  <at> yahoo, etc.) the protocol to be
>> used?
> Although its a corner case, it is possible to use  <at> yahoo email addys
> for msn.
> kk
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