Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Wed Apr 22 23:58:19 BST 2009

On Wednesday 22 April 2009, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Tuesday 21 April 2009, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On Monday 20 April 2009, Olivier Goffart wrote:
> > > Le Mandag 20 april 2009, Aaron J. Seigo a écrit :
> > * "notification area" is actually a fairly common name for this
> > thing, e.g. it's the term Microsoft uses (ok, that's a weak reason ;)
> This argument contradicts your argument against "SystemTrayItem":

true; i was thinking from a kde developer's POV, but for the general audience 
of potential developers you are correct.

> > yes, since these items may not appear in a "system tray" at all.
> If you want to emphasize that it is not supposed to be shown in a
> special place (be this place called "system tray" or "notification
> area" or "thingy space") then you should not include a term indicating
> a certain location in the name, i.e. I suggest dropping "Area" from the
> name.
> Of course, KNotificationItem is even more similar to
> KNotify/KNotification, but I think we can live with this.

KTellTheUserAboutMe ;) ok.. we'll sit on this for a few more days in any case 
to see if something better than KNotificationItem occurs to one of us :)

Aaron J. Seigo
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