Desktop Notifications Spec 0.3

John (J5) Palmieri johnp at
Thu Sep 16 20:40:09 EEST 2004

On Thu, 2004-09-16 at 16:48 +0100, Mike Hearn wrote:
> > Shouldn't sound be a part of the spec, too?
> > I was thinking about gaim, gnomemeeting or the battery monitor for example.
> Originally it was. But there's no reason not to do this client side, so 
> it was dropped.

One reason not to do this client side is if you want the audio synced
with the notification.  I don't think it is a big deal not to have it in
the spec but it would be a nice optional piece since clients would be
able to decide if they wish to play the sound or have it synced with the

John (J5) Palmieri
Associate Software Engineer
Desktop Group
Red Hat, Inc.

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