New Prosal [was Re: policy change related to kdelibs snapshots]

David Faure faure at
Tue Jul 11 18:03:28 BST 2006

On Tuesday 11 July 2006 18:55, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> *sigh* this is how rumors get started. ksystemtray's primary (perhaps only 
> meaningful) change was that you couldn't get middle clicks anymore and if you 
> were doing fancy event capturing you'd have to rethink what you were 
> doing.... but both of those things are abuses of the systemtray, particularly 
> the latter, and should probably be done using applets.

This isn't about features, but about keeping stuff compiling. Apparently this change
was rather difficult to port the app code to. And the guys doing the porting are not
necessarily those who wrote the code in the first place, so "you have to rethink"
is kind of hard.

David Faure, faure at, sponsored by Trolltech to work on KDE,
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