KNotificationItem specification - first draft

Michael Pyne mpyne at
Fri Sep 18 21:33:24 BST 2009

On Friday 18 September 2009 15:44:31 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On September 18, 2009, Michael Pyne wrote:
> > On Friday 18 September 2009 13:43:15 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > > >  in the event of a complex tooltip
> > >
> > > what sort of complex tooltip?
> >
> > A tooltip with a description of the track and the cover art.  The cover
> > art itself may be embedded in the music and not a separate file so it
> > would be best to have a way to provide the image data directly instead of
> > requiring
> such as: void KNotificatonIte::setToolTip(const QPixmap &icon, const
>  QString &title, const QString &subTitle); ?

It even almost works.  It doesn't support the (Qt extension) <nobr>, I'm in 
the process of testing s/ / / but ugh.

> realize that there may be no icon and no side. the tray can now just as
>  easily be spoken audio as it is visual elements, for instance.

For now the popup just always pops up in the same corner, which I think most 
people won't even notice the difference (unless they have their system tray in 
weird positions).  Of course if you have a fancy no-system-tray then you'll 
probably think it looks much better this way! ;)

 - Michael Pyne
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