[Project_owners] alert / prompt service

Didier Ernotte didier at ernotte.com
Tue Apr 18 04:54:20 EDT 2006


This is not completly true. If the nsIAlertsService is not implemented on the plateform (dynamicaly tested), I use a manual notifier (hbox) that I locate manually at the bottom right position of the screen. If both fails, then I use "Alert"

Didier

"Eric H. Jung" <grimholtz at yahoo.com> wrote: I notice you use alert() on Mac, Didier, for inforss. Dan, what do you do for reminderfox? (/me
knows he'll just be told to "check the code")


--- Didier Ernotte  wrote:

> Do somebody knows why it is implemented in Win but not in the Mac. Does
> that reply on something specific on the plateform ?
> 
> Didier
> 
> --- Dan Lee  wrote:
> 
> > We use that API extensively in ReminderFox, it might serve as a nice
> > example:
> > http://reminderfox.mozdev.org/
> > 
> > Thanks
> > Dan
> > 
> > On 4/17/06, Mook  wrote:
> > >
> > > nsIAlertsService
> > > Implemented on Win32 and (I think 1.8 and later) gtk2, but not Mac.
> > >
> > > Found in things such as Tbird's new mail notification, and I think
> > the
> > > iPod sync extension.
> > >
> > > On 4/18/06, Eric H. Jung  wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I'm trying to remember the name of the interface which displays a
> > > sliding pop-up in the
> > > > lower-right corner of Firefox on Windows (I recall reading it
> > didn't
> > > work well on some other
> > > > platforms). Firefox use to do this when "all downloads are
> > complete",
> > > but it no longer seems to do
> > > > that for me.
> > > >
> > > > I also recall seeing this kind of pop-up used by either inforss
> > and/or
> > > forecastfox, yet searching
> > > > those large extensions hasn't yielded fruit for me yet.
> > > >
> > > > Anyone recall its name?
> > > >
> > > > Thank you,
> > > > Eric Jung
> > > >
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