A Qt replacement for KGlobal::ref and deref

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Mon Feb 14 11:31:28 GMT 2011

Em segunda-feira, 14 de fevereiro de 2011, às 12:16:08, David Faure escreveu:
> On Monday 14 February 2011, Tom Albers wrote:
> > > I agree, as long as the reference count is tied to the window count.
> > > People
> > > should understand that a GUI application running with no GUI makes
> > > no
> > > sense
> > > and should be avoided.
> > 
> > RSIBreak has no GUI, only a stats window and a config window. It only
> > has a tray icon. Probably the famous exception to the rule? Do I need
> > to change anything in my app for this?
> A tray icon *is* a GUI.

I agree.

What I don't want is an app that has no way for me to quit it, other than 
opening a shell and killing it (or the amazing ksysguard).

My pet peeve with this issue is kmail 1.x that used to close its window when I 
Ctrl+Q'ed it and then continue running in the background, indefinitely. If I 
hadn't been burned by this before, I'd have been a lot more receptive of the 

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