mclasen at redhat.com
Thu Feb 2 17:48:56 EET 2006
On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 16:56 +0900, Carsten Haitzler wrote:
> I would suggest that instead of reparenting the window, the systray can have
> the option of reading ARGB pixel data just like the NETWM_ICON property data.
> The systray icon owner can modify this property any time and then the systray
> can update the display accordinly. This allows for the systray to create a more
> consistent look and feel, not sacrificing display ability for the application.
> As for handling events the systray can send back events such as "selected"
> "activated" "disabled" etc. when a user might click on a systray icon, via
> client messages and the systray icon owner can respond bu modifying the icon
> data or doing something.
> Let the flames begin.
Ok, how about this...
The NETWM_ICON stuff was already ugly way back when it got added to the EWMH.
But nowadays, there is really no excuse for not using Render Picture objects,
or is there ?
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