[PATCH] Detecting notification popup server capabilities

Aurélien Gâteau aurelien.gateau at canonical.com
Thu Sep 3 17:07:20 BST 2009

Martin Sandsmark wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 03, 2009 at 03:28:45PM +0100, John Tapsell wrote:
>> Okay after reading more about this, and especially since Windows and
>> Growl don't support actions, I agree with your original assertion that
>> instead KDE apps should detect whether actions are supported or not,
>> and provide appropriate messages.
> I'm pretty sure I've seen notifications on windows with actions ("Click here
> to nuke planet"). Is it just a limitation with the current Qt on Windows?

The official Windows API supports only two actions: clicking the "x" 
button, or clicking the bubble itself.

> No idea about Growl, though. Is Growl the official API from Apple for
> notifications?

Growl supports only one action: clicking the bubble itself. It is not an 
Apple API, but it is the de-facto standard (and Qt makes use of it if it 
is installed)


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