concerning startup-notification

Ben Jansens xor at
Sat Dec 6 22:00:35 EET 2003

On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 10:06:09PM +0100, Antoine Dongois wrote:
> Hi,
> Here are a few questions concerning the startup-notification module I
> hope someone can answer.
> After checking out the CVS module I'm a bit confused since it contains
> two folders for libraries that are seemingly similar:
> startup-notification and launchfeedback. What are the differences
> between these two libraries? I'm guessing launchfeedback is deprecated,
> correct?
> What is the current state of the startup-notification library? What
> parts of the spec are yet unimplemented? 
> I'm particularly interested in implementing the following design goal
> stated in the spec: "put an app on the workspace which was active at
> launch time" which I believe is not possible at the moment given the
> current state of startup notification (I may be wrong on that, please
> correct me if so).

From the launchee's perspective that is entirely possible with the current
libstartup-notification. I have implemented it using current release of the

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