Draft "StatusNotifierIcon" broken by design
ossi at kde.org
Wed May 19 09:20:40 PDT 2010
On Wed, May 19, 2010 at 05:33:25PM +0200, Marco Martin wrote:
> On Wednesday 19 May 2010, Wolfgang Draxinger wrote:
> > And then think about this:
> > xinit /sbin/ssh -X $REMOTEHOST $START_DESKTOP_SESSION_CMD
> > or, even just something simple like
> > ssh -X $REMOTEHOST $SOME_PROGRAM_USING_THE_SYSTRAY
> > from a running X session. D-BUS won't work here, because SSH doesn't
> > tunnel it. Oh yes, SSH could be expanded to implement it. But then
> > there's the next problem: What about connecting from a X server/system
> > where there's no D-BUS? Yes, those exists, and they're plenty.
> that's why the specification still requires a seamless fallback to the
> xembed version
great prospects for those who actually try to take adavantage of x's
inherent networking transparency (the price of which one has to pay
anyway): crap notifier items or no notifier items. wow. that's progress.
oh, wait, i'm repeating myself ...
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