KNotificationItem specification - first draft

Alex Merry kde at
Fri Sep 18 00:32:57 BST 2009

On Thursday 17 September 2009 23:21:35 you wrote:
> On Thursday 17 September 2009 10:17:50 Marco Martin wrote:
> > just to keep things updated..
> > i've put the requirement of images in network byte order in the current
> > rev of the spec and updated our implementation accordingly
> Have you seen my feedback on the KDE implementation that I posted on
>  Tuesday? There was a question as to whether it would be possible to query
>  for the position of the system tray icon for applications that want to
>  create popups near the system tray.  Normally the (x,y) is provided to the
>  application when a signal where it is needed is emitted (i.e. activate or
>  contextMenu) but it may be useful for the application to know this (or an
>  approximation) before a signal is ever generated by the user.  For
>  instance, in the event of a complex tooltip (the spec's Markup section
>  notes that complex tooltips may need to be application-generated)

The problem is: what if it appears in several places at once?  That's 
certainly possible in Plasma - you could have a copy of the system tray on an 
autohiding panel, and also on the desktop.


Why have I got six monitors?  Because I haven't got room for eight.
  -- Terry Pratchett
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