Shared OSD Service for KDE

Olivier Goffart ogoffart at
Wed May 12 22:18:32 BST 2010

Le Wednesday 12 May 2010, Aurélien Gâteau a écrit :
> On 12/05/2010 04:10, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On May 11, 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.
> > 
> > by default, it would show up in an OSD though .. it would be up to the
> > user to choose a different method, such as visual, audio, log file, etc.
> > (or some combination thereof... heck, we could do an osd and play a
> > sound, something we'd get "for free" using knotify)
> OK. So you would introduce another KNotify plugin to implement this?
> Could work this way.

Yes, OSD could be just another presentation method of KNotify. (as a "plugin")
A way to get the progress need to be added to the interface

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