Shared OSD Service for KDE

Aurélien Gâteau aurelien.gateau at
Wed May 12 13:33:47 BST 2010

On 12/05/2010 12:00, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> On Tuesday 11 of May 2010, Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
>> On 11/05/2010 17:54, Lubos Lunak wrote:
>>> Why should an app decide whether to do a notification
>>> about something using OSD or something else instead of simply sending it
>>> to KNotification to deal with it?
>> Because I think showing volume or brightness information in notification
>> popups would look weird. This kind of information does not belong there
>> IMHO.
>   Maybe you are right, but even then it's still just focusing on a single case.
> Having it in KNotify would bring for free also other cases like 'you have new
> important mail' showing up in OSD or volume showing up in this new silly
> pink-elephant-shows-up-and-writes-it-on-the-screen KWin effect.

I am not sure I get what you mean, but as long as volume and brightness 
does not get stacked as notification bubbles, I am fine with it.


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