Proposing the StatusNotifier specification
Aaron J. Seigo
aseigo at kde.org
Mon Jan 25 10:40:01 PST 2010
On January 25, 2010, Giles Atkinson wrote:
> Another deferred follow-up, but on 19th January, you wrote:
> > would it help if the entry for ApplicationStatus was extended from ...
> > to something like: ...
> I think that would answer the category objection entirely.
great; we'll include that in the spec then.
> > is there information in these systems that offers a categorization?
> In my case the application just gets an icon image and a text fragment to
> be displayed on mouse-over.
right, so really not much to work with. unfortunate, but that's how it goes at
> > if you could offer an example of the sentence you have in mind, that
> > would be helpful.
> How about "Implementations that previously offered a similar service via
> the Xembed-based system tray specification SHOULD give consideration to
> support for older clients, maintaining support for the older interface for
> a transitional period."
that seems sensible to me as well; let's include it :)
> It might also be useful to specify the mapping between the interfaces,
> insofar as one exists. For example WM_NAME, might map to "Title" in the
> new interface.
that would make for a nice appendix with an "advisory" status, imho. i don't
know when we will get to such a thing ourselves (Marco, myself) due to time
constraints, but if anyone else would like to contribute such a table that
would make it happen a lot quicker.
Aaron J. Seigo
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