On Tue, 5 Dec 2006 18:33:06 -0600 Brian Mattern <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 03:29:48AM +1000, David Seikel wrote: > > On Fri, 01 Dec 2006 18:32:41 +0100 "Stark, Thomas" > > <email@example.com> wrote: > > > > I eventually want to replace all these system monitoring modules > > with some common code that resembles the way that gkrellm handles > > graphs. > > > > I would vote for a set of graph views. Some would need to be smart > objects (e.g. one doing amplitude vs time, possibly with multiple > graphs on the same chart). Others could be entirely up to the themer. > Simply allow a means for the theme to provide different types (each > being a separate group) and use messages to pass in the current value > of the the measured qty (maybe both as an absolute value, set on a > text part e.g "480 MB" and as a percentage "80%"). Then you would > just need a set of pluggable 'measurables' (mem, net, wireless signal > strength, etc) and a means to connect measurables to view types. > > Something like this is what I had in mind when I drew > http://rephorm.com/files/old/meter-big.png a few years ago. I had > implemented a bit of it, then realized that I don't really have much > going on that I need to measure... I get a time out from that link.
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