Shared OSD Service for KDE

Sebastian Trüg trueg at
Mon May 10 12:46:02 BST 2010

There is one theoretical advantage: If specified as a freedesktop
standard the OSDs could be customized according to desktop environment.
There could be Gnomish or Xfce'ish or Plasma'ish OSDs...

But even then it would make more sense in plasma I suppose.

Just a thought.


On 05/10/2010 11:57 AM, Stefan Majewsky wrote:
> Am Montag, 10. Mai 2010, 09:40:01 schrieb Ozan Çağlayan:
>> I don't know whether to implement this sort of thing as a KDED daemon makes
>> sense but at least it works and we're using it in Pardus 2009.
> My spontaneous feeling is that this should be hosted inside the applications 
> instead of kded. The only advantage I'd see from a kded module is that 
> multiple OSDs can be merged into one window, or at least be aligned to not 
> overlap each other. On the other hand, multiple OSDs will likely occur very 
> seldomly only, so I'm unsure whether it's worth the effort.
> Greetings
> Stefan

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