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  1. 23 Apr '07 21:54
    There are a lot of widget/gadget systems out there now, Yahoo, Mac and most recently Vista. It would be really nice to have a little indicator on the desktop that told you when you had a chess move to make.

    ...now having made this great suggestion I can't say I have the time to work on it. But sometimes the idea is the hard part ;-)
  2. 23 Apr '07 22:38 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by brvanvoo
    There are a lot of widget/gadget systems out there now, Yahoo, Mac and most recently Vista. It would be really nice to have a little indicator on the desktop that told you when you had a chess move to make.

    ...now having made this great suggestion I can't say I have the time to work on it. But sometimes the idea is the hard part ;-)
    The idea is old - there are several game notifiers available for RHP.
    RHPTray
    Firefox extensions(2)
    and others.
  3. Standard member Eric Cartman
    RespectMyAuthoritah!
    24 Apr '07 21:02
    where could i get such a thing?
  4. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    24 Apr '07 21:07
    Originally posted by brvanvoo
    There are a lot of widget/gadget systems out there now, Yahoo, Mac and most recently Vista. It would be really nice to have a little indicator on the desktop that told you when you had a chess move to make.

    ...now having made this great suggestion I can't say I have the time to work on it. But sometimes the idea is the hard part ;-)
    Time, the old enemy.

    I have toyed with doing it myself (despite loathing Vista on my home PC) I’ll squeeze it in at some point, I am sure.

    -Russ
  5. 24 Apr '07 21:44 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Eric Cartman
    where could i get such a thing?
    In the meantime:

    http://home.comcast.net/~johnbart/

    dunno if it's been updated for Vista.

    If you use Firefox you have another couple you could use. See here for the FF extension .[at the top of that page].

    http://members.shaw.ca/ouroboros/RHP/

    or

    http://swprojects.dedos.net/firefox_extensions/rhpcheck/