Systray III.

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Sat May 28 10:40:38 BST 2005

On Friday 27 May 2005 11:17, Lubos Lunak wrote:
>  attached are final(?) patches for kdelibs/kdecore, kdelibs/kdeui,

initial reactions:

i don't like the window decoration addition. i know some people will, i find 
it annoying =) but that's ok, it's configurable and we can leave it off by 

using the demo app, when right clicking the menu pops up nicely but but 
subsequent clicks don't cause it to go away. it should also keep kicker from 
autohiding when shown, but that's something i can probably help with once in 

the state isn't remembered between runs of the app using the window 
decoration, but i assume that if the app wanted to use it more like a 
traditional systray icon then it would manage this on its own, correct? and 
if it wanted to have a systray-icon-only it would create a hidden window? 
it'll also be vital to preserve the "this is an icon for this entire 
application" concept.

i really don't grok the desire to have Yet Another Place To Minimize (only 
they aren't minimized) Windows To Area, but i do like how it gives more 
control of the systray icon to the systray. yee-haw for that! =)

it doesn't solve problems like wanting different size icons for the systray 
(which is why i wanted the icon to be defined by name if at all possible, 
using pixmaps as a fallback only).

why are the mouse actions configurable for the systray icons? i mean, besides 
the fact that we _can_. is it really necessary? (side note: using a group box 
inside a tab when there are no other items isn't necessary; if you want the 
grouping behaviour of a groupbox in that case, set the frame to None, don't 
set a title and set the layout margin to 0px =)

ok.. those are my first thoughts ... i'll play with it some more over the 
coming days.

Aaron J. Seigo
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