[horde] User name and email in top bar

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Thu Feb 7 08:29:08 UTC 2013

Zitat von Michael M Slusarz <slusarz at horde.org>:

> Quoting Oscar del Rio <delrio at mie.utoronto.ca>:
>> Would this be worth adding to the distribution?
> The current e-mail/user?  No, thank you.  I know who I am - I don't  
> need screen space to remind me of this information.  (I believe the  
> other developers feel the same way.)
> For IMP, at least, I feel the current amount of information is  
> appropriate.  The current mailbox information is obviously  
> important, and the date is useful when comparing to lists of messages.
>> Perhaps in a separate, centered div?  Currently the Topbar seems  
>> mostly underutilized (just the date in most apps).
> You don't want to put much more information in there or else it  
> becomes too crowded/information dense.  That would be a step back in  
> our UI design.
> Additionally, the topbar is NOT designed to provide consistent  
> information throughout all applications.  It is instead a way to  
> consistently *present* information in all applications, although  
> that information should be application specific.

We may display the user's name by default and let applications  
overwrite it with custom information if needed. But that wouldn't make  
it more consistent either. And like Michael said, this isn't the  
purpose of this bar anyway.
Jan Schneider
The Horde Project

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