[MERGE] GUI Fixups
jelmer at vernstok.nl
Wed Mar 8 23:50:24 EST 2006
Michael Ellerman wrote:
>On 3/8/06, Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at vernstok.nl> wrote:
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>>Michael Ellerman wrote:
>>>I've moved my GUI fixups over to hg, and merged them on top of
>>>Jelmer's work. They're at:
>>I was wondering whether it might be a good idea to go with a GNOME
>>applet rather then a notification icon. The advantage is that an applet
>>can easily be loaded at startup and can be added using the standard 'Add
>>applet' dialog. What do you think?
>And the disadvantage that half (?) of all Linux users can't use it.
>Tomboy (http://www.beatniksoftware.com/tomboy) supports both being a
>"proper" panel applet and also a notifcation area icon, which is kinda
>nice, not sure how hard that is to code for though.
You mean in the sense that GNOME applets are not supported by non-GNOME
window managers whereas the notification icons are? I wonder how hard it
would be to build a dual DockApp / GNOME applet thingy. I'll have a look
at how much code is involved at doing either that or a combination with
a notification icon and an applet.
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