Fwd: Re: tigert's mockups and HTML

Christian Hammond chipx86 at gnupdate.org
Wed Sep 22 21:14:00 EEST 2004

On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 01:08:44PM +0200, Lars Hallberg wrote:
> Alex Graveley wrote:
> >Hi Christian,
> >
> >I strongly believe using XEMBED is the right solution here.  We should
> >take a hint from the success of the system tray spec.  
> > 
> >
> Agree!
> Nativ suport some simple text, and XEMBED. That means only notifications 
> needing fancy layout need the overhed. Out of memory notifications don't 
> need to overload the machine (and in the case of resorce shortage 
> loading anything heavy to show the notification is *realy* silly!).

This all assumes XEMBED will always be around, and that the
applications that wish to use notification will all be X apps.

I don't think this is a safe assumption to make. Supporting XEMBED may
not be a bad idea, but in that case, we want something that we can
expand to other methods in the future.


Christian Hammond         <>  The Galago Project
chipx86 at gnupdate.org      <>  http://galago.sourceforge.net/
   Documentation - The worst part of programming.
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