Starting discussion on a new version of the notification spec

Mirco Müller mirco.mueller at
Mon Jun 15 02:38:16 PDT 2009

Am Samstag, den 13.06.2009, 23:18 +0200 schrieb Aurélien Gâteau:

> > 3.  The Ubuntu spec adds a 'sound-themed' hint, while we already have 
> > 'sound-file'.  I'd suggest just overloading 'sound-file' to take either 
> > a sound theme name or a sound file.  Implementations that only support a 
> > full path will simply fail to play it; no big deal.  With 'overloading', 
> > implementations don't have to handle Yet Another Hint.  Downside: apps 
> > wishing to provide a sound theme name plus a fallback sound file path 
> > won't be able to.  Is that a big deal?  (There's also the cosmetic 
> > question as to what "sound-themed" logically means.  It should be 
> > something like "sound-name" or "themed-sound-name".)
> This is only present on the wiki page, notify-osd does not support sound
> at all at the moment. I believe this is just a mistake.

	notify-osd not yet supporting sound (via libcanberra) is a "mistake" on
my behalf. I just wasn't able to finish it in time. It's still on the
ToDo-list though.

Best regards ...


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