Just updated my desktop to the Jaunty beta and i’m really happy with how good everything works.
The extra eye-candy of the new notification system looks really impressive and does enhance the overall feeling.

What somewhat took me by surprise, is the path Ubuntu devs have taken with the notification boxes that had action buttons in them. Behold!

Old pre-jaunty version:


New, “sorted out” version:


What strikes me particularly, is why was it not possible to keep the old behavior for these cases. Especially since not every monkey is running bleeding edge.

Update: In TRUNK we now perform check for action support before trying to add them.