[Ovmsdev] Badging state-of-charge
felixtb at me.com
Wed Apr 25 12:10:52 HKT 2012
If you include it make it optional!!! I also hate badges for all the same reasons.....got to clean up!!! :-)
On Apr 25, 2012, at 5:56 AM, Tom Saxton wrote:
> I agree it's a cute idea, but the badge is too prominent. It would drive me
> nuts having that on my home screen all the time.
> on 4/24/12 7:12 PM, Mark Webb-Johnson wrote:
>> The new GreenCharge App has an interesting feature where they use the badge
>> icon as an indication of %SOC. The example picture below represents a 75% SOC.
>> It is an interesting approach, that I'm not sure if we should adopt. Hence,
>> I personally don't like badge icons. They scream 'attend to me! clean me up!'
>> and my OCD kicks in ;-) I like to keep inbox=0. There would be no way to
>> 'clear' such a badge icon.
>> I'm not sure if this violates Apple's user interface guidelines and/or would
>> be enough to get rejected from the App store. More research would be needed on
>> Implementation wise, it is trivial. At the server level, if SOC != lastSOC
>> then send a PUSH notification with a new badge number = SOC%. This would only
>> work for non-paranoid mode cars. If we wanted this to work with paranoid-mode
>> cars, we would need to do it at the car module level with a new message type
>> (unencrypted SOC).
>> Easy to make it opt in/out - just enable/disable badge icons in the iPhone
>> preferences (Settings/Notifications/OpenVehicles).
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