Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 444244
Gnome clock applet with multiple places are bogus
Last modified: 2009-07-14 12:18:09 EDT
Description of problem:
If you activating the multiple places in gnome-clock-applet, then in the litte
map puts every dots in USA - including what is in Europe :)
Second problem: If you want to sync the clocks, to show proper time in the
selected places, then SElinux prevents this, denies to access the applet after
becomes the correct password.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Rawhide Fedora 9 new clock
Just add new places at the opened gnome-clock-app.
Steps to Reproduce:
Each time is the keeps the same what was setup to home. The place of home icon
is correct, but other places (dots) are putted to sporadically to USA.
Correct map points, possibility to get multiple correct sync'ed times.
Created attachment 303839 [details]
Can you attach a screenshot ?
Non-american locations seem to work very well here...
Created attachment 304303 [details]
Paris with wrong coordinates
As you can see - this is the hungarian name of the french Paris, with wrong
coordinates. (Is there an second localized list without correct coordinates?)
Well, I have runned some probes with the applet, and it seems that not equal to
how you write the name, and what are searching for.
If you are using another locale (not US), and you are call the city name as you
writing in your country then you will get USA coordinates, and therefore bad
timing. Worse, some of them gives nothing just the base-list to choose the
country and the city. However, some cities are localized, and gives the right
Try for example: Paris, or in HU: Párizs. Or Roma, Hu: Róma. However, it might
be interesting that in other locales.
(By the way, it could be nice to get the same zooming possibility to point and
click as could be seen in the install process, to faster add other places. Other
idea is it could be also great if you could detach the places and clock-part and
leave it on the desktop, and maybe possible more bindings to evolution - but
maybe later just for Fedora 10)
Hmm, so the dialog certainly has a number of usability issues.
Your problem is that you have selected not one of the locations in Paris,
France, but Paris, Illinois
Yeah, I tought on that there might be duplicated cities on distant countries,
but the search could be more sensitive, or precise. Maybe city name based, so
when you are entering the name as you typing, presents the hits with country,
and at the end - just click, and it's chosen. By the way search dialog doesn't
not accept enter at end when you finished typing.
Oh, sorry for another entry - but I forgot to mention, if you choose a city name
with longer name as the others - there are no text wrapping or text size
setting, istead just the applet window size changes.
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