[LAD] User eXperience in Linux Audio

Will Godfrey willgodfrey at musically.me.uk
Tue Apr 21 19:37:56 UTC 2015

On Tue, 21 Apr 2015 04:07:15 -0700
Tracey Hytry <shakti at bayarea.net> wrote:

> As a user, a brief splash screen gives me a little feedback 
> that I actually clicked the program icon.

This is very much my view too.

> It also tells me that if the program is not working correctly 
> after that, then I should start it from the command line 
> and trouble shoot it from there.
> Most of what Harry stated in is post seems fine with me.

I would add that the splash should be fairly small, informative, and if
possible carry occasional status messages.

As soon as the main interface shows, the splash should disappear.

Possibly, set it with a short-ish timer, so if it doesn't get updates from the
application it disappears anyway, possibly after a short delay with a failure

Will J Godfrey
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