A Qt replacement for KGlobal::ref and deref

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Thu Feb 10 21:07:53 GMT 2011

On Thursday 10 February 2011, Stephen Kelly wrote:
> Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > If the user can't get any kind of feedback, the application
> > shouldn't be running anymore.
> > 
> > System tray icons are a kind of feedback.
> Again, I might be missing something here.
> Does a systray icon already count as a window? If I set
> quitOnLastWindowClosed to true and the application creates a systray
> icon, and then I close the application window, does the application
> quit?

I guess so. At least, Qt's example for QSystemTrayIcon explicitly sets 
quitOnLastWindowClosed to false to prevent this from happening:

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