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common Emacs notifications and alert.el (John W.) package (was: Deprecat

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: common Emacs notifications and alert.el (John W.) package (was: Deprecate TLS1.0 support in emacs)
Date: Sun, 06 Aug 2017 15:17:34 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 05 Aug 2017 09:21:37 +0200 Michael Albinus <address@hidden> wrote: 

MA> Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> writes:
MA> Please not in `notifications-notify', this function has a defined
MA> scope. There are packages which provide a broader notification
MA> interface, like sauron
MA> <https://github.com/djcb/sauron/blob/master/README.org>.
>> ...but nothing in Emacs does :) That's sort of where I was going.
>> Do we write our own? Could we use notifications.el and add new functions
>> there? Do we try to add sauron to the core?

MA> I believe a common notification package, on top of notifications.el,
MA> would serve. It could be sauron.el, it could be something else.

MA> notifications.el is biased to D-Bus. We shouldn't bore other platforms,
MA> which do not support D-Bus, with this.

A while ago I proposed to John Wiegley to use his
https://github.com/jwiegley/alert package. This thread reminded me of
that request. It seems perfect for the use cases discussed in the parent

Can we start the process on including alert.el?


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