Comments on Tray Icon spec improvements

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Thu Sep 11 12:50:12 PDT 2008

On Thursday 11 September 2008, Owen Taylor wrote:
> To me, docking icons in multiple different panels of different
> orientations is moving away from handling tray icons to more general
> "applets". 

a system tray spec not based on embedding windows would make this trivial .. 

> I don't think this creep is a good idea, so, considering the
> complexity of maintaining backwards compatibility (as documented in
> Ryan's proposal), and the complexity above, my instinct is that this
> change should not be added.

yes, for this spec based on xembed'ing other windows i don't think it should 
be added either ...

Aaron J. Seigo
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