[Ovmsdev] Badging state-of-charge
jackduncanwest at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 13:21:42 HKT 2012
I like things the way they are. If included, I think I would opt out.
On Apr 24, 2012, at 8:10 PM, felix bonnier <felixtb at me.com> wrote:
> If you include it make it optional!!! I also hate badges for all the same reasons.....got to clean up!!! :-)
> felix b.
> 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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