Review request for knotify osd plugin

Ben Cooksley sourtooth at
Fri Sep 5 11:03:49 BST 2008

i do agree that the kpassivepopup stuff is ugly, i just looked at it.
the osd can definitely replace it, although it will leave some
applications who use it a bit hanging.

Ben Cooksley

On 9/5/08, Olivier Goffart <ogoffart at> wrote:
> Le jeudi 4 septembre 2008, Sebastian Kügler a écrit :
>> On Monday 01 September 2008 22:20:41 Ben Cooksley wrote:
>> > the kosdwidget library, is now used by kdisplay ( my playground
>> > application ) and this knotify module, so i am requesting that it be
>> > reviewed for inclusion into kdelibs.
>> How does this relate to the knotifier plasmoid that's being worked on in
>> playground (and which will be folded into the systray and move into
>> kdebase)? Will we have two ways to notify the user? Will we have double
>> notifications? Will the app decide what to do? How will we keep things
>> consistent?
> The OSD may be used if plasma is not running as fallback.  (or if the notify
> applet is not there)
> But i think the OSD can fully replace the ugly KPassivePopup stuff instead
> of
> adding another mean of presentation

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