[tomboy-list] Tomboy : A couple of suggestions
btimothy at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 07:13:02 PST 2007
Thanks for the suggestions Didier. Once we get 0.6.0 released, I'll
go through these and add them into the PlaceForNewIdeas  page
(unless you beat me/others to the punch) and look at which ones we
could pick up for Tomboy's next release (0.8.0).
On 2/5/07, Didier Dubois <didier.dubois at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I was trying to figure out where to put the notes on the
> 'PlaceForNewIdeas'... But cannot find the proper places for this.
> Here is a couple of suggestions:
> - Keep it simple! That's certainly why Tomboy as so much success! :)
> Keep it simple!
> - I was thinking of having different 'subject' classification using
> different 'post-it' colors. For example: 'Work' 'Tomboy' 'Linux',....
> - When re-opening Tomboy, it would be great to go to the very latest
> edited note (could it be configured?)
> - Tabbed navigation, like in a brother.
> - TOC as an other Tomboy Note :) Let's eat our own dog food! :)
> - It should be possible to trigger spell checking using keyboards,
> without going to the preference menu.
> - Having an history of changes for the notes. At least for a couple of
> days (just like in Wiki/Eclipse,...)
> - Would it be difficult to change the 'Start Here' hard coded name with
> a parameted one. Would be usefull for other's language notes :)
> And now and other one, I was thinking of - But I suspect it would
> implies a lot of work.
> The idea is to be able to link notes with any files of the file-system.
> On Nautilus, one would see a little 'preview' of the notes at a corner
> of the file. Would act as metadata on the notes. There is already such a
> think on Nautilus. Would be great to come with a unified system. It
> would be as well integrated with the 'GNumeric' notes,...
> A side effect would be the possibility to add easily accessible notes to
> a program (since it's a file :) Of course would be done via the window
> manager. It would show a little note on a corner of the window when the
> note is closed. A simple click would open it. Letting an infinite way of
> navigating through ideas, programs, files,...etc,..... Of course, the
> notes, since context related, would be open with latests changes,....
> Example of use case:
> - TODO notes on a program, word-processing file, drawing.
> - Sharing extra info with others users on a document
> - Linking music (ogg files) with other musics using 'plain english',
> adding information on the file (evaluation, tags, info, images, video,
> web sites,...)
> I'm not sure if I was clear (sorry for my English) or if it makes
> sense,... but hope that helps!
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