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Revision as of 19:33, 22 January 2007

  • NOTE - This section is under HEAVY development. Keep it as an orphaned page for the time being.

Contents

Overview

Sound is an important element used to communicate with users. It is important, then, that there be a unified and simplified way of organizing sounds.

Context

The contexts for a sound theme are (these are more or less placeholders as this schema is sorted out):

Table 1. Sound Theme Contexts
Name Description Directory
System Events Sounds which are generally used to notify the user of events relating to the system, ie: startup, warning dialogs, etc system
User Interface Events Sounds associated with the desktop environment, such as minimize, shade, or kicker events ui
Misc. Application Events Sounds associated with application events, such as a successful cd burn, which don't fit within other categories application

System Events

A list for now

1.5 INFORMATION DIALOG
1.6 WARNING DIALOG
  • Network events
  • Startup
  • Shutdown
  • Hibernate
  • Standby
  • Close Program
  • Critical Battery Alarm
  • Critical Stop
  • Default Beep
  • Device Connect
  • Device Disconnect
  • Device Failed to Connect
  • Exit
  • Low Battery Alarm
  • Menu Popup
  • Open Program
  • Print Complete
  • Program Error
  • Question
  • Restore Down
  • Restore Up
  • Select
  • Show Toolbar
  • Start
  • System Notification
  • Logoff
  • Logon

User Interface Events

  • Minimize
  • Minimize to Tray
  • Maximize
  • Restore
  • Restore from Tray
  • Shade Up
  • Shade Down
  • Menu Browse
  • Menu Select

Application Level Events

Communication Events

  • New Email
  • New IM
  • Name mentioned in chat room
  • Connected to messaging server
  • Disconnected from messaging server
  • Person Joins
  • Person Leaves
  • Receive Call
  • Receive Request to Join
  • Contact Online
  • New Alert
  • New Message
  • New Mail

Miscellaneous and Cross-Category Events

  • Successful (cd burn, file transfer, etc. Possibly separate these)

File/Web Browser

Blocked Pop up Empty Trash Information Bar Move Menu Item Main Menu Navigation

References


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