[pulseaudio-discuss] What-did-you-plugin-dialog

David Henningsson david.henningsson at canonical.com
Tue Nov 26 21:25:41 PST 2013

On 11/26/2013 10:53 PM, Damir Jelić wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 10:51:14PM +0100, Damir Jelić wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 10:25:29PM +0100, David Henningsson wrote:
>>> On 11/26/2013 06:47 PM, Damir Jelić wrote:
>>>> Hi David.
>>>> Did you take a look at the "Desktop Notifications Specification"[1]. It
>>>> seems to somewhat overlap with your idea.
>>> Yes, and ruled it out due to the following reasons:
>>>  1) The GSoC project that implemented this specification was never merged.
>> I'm not sure if the GSoC project implemented this spec but that would be
>> another reason to use the code already provided and merge the GSoC
>> project.
>>>  2) Unity, Ubuntu's standard shell, does not support the dialog part of
>>> the spec. (It is possible that the GSoC project dealt with this somehow,
>>> not sure.)
>> The GSoC project has support for AppIndicator[1] (this is used in
>> Unity, right?), so another reason to reuse it.
> Would be nice to include the link. :p
> [1] https://github.com/SliMM/pulseaudio/commit/b56a57ee0daf4a882f5a94e135dd40a102263046

Hmm. The "App Indicator Server" looks like something SliMM has invented
himself, and is it supposed to be a constantly running daemon? Or is it
dbus activated somehow?

Also; point 3) still remains even if we would have solved these two.

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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