[Bug 58044] Noatun should be more task and not plugin-oriented
beat_fasel at yahoo.com
Mon May 5 03:00:43 BST 2003
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------- Additional Comments From beat_fasel at yahoo.com 2003-05-05 04:00 -------
> Somebody wanted the systemtray-icon (named "young hickory" in noatun) to be
> an Interface-Plugin as well. That way you cannot have both a mainwindow and a
> systray icon anymore.
> What do you think now? I have no solution to this.
Oups. I had a look at this bug report, well, sounds like a tempting idea for systems with low
resources. When clicking on young hickory, you can make the main window disappear already. Well,
I guess that the allocated memory resources are still used in the background, but at least CPU
consumption should be down like this. Would it not be possible to get rid of the memory consuming
resources while the main interface is minimized and reload the main interface if one clicks young
hickory? Well, I don't know anything about the implementation, would be however unfortunate if
because of this one would have to void the idea of having only one interface active at the time.
But you know what, maybe one could allow for more than one interface active at a time (like is
implemented now) but only for young hickory-style interfaces as for most people people, this kind
of dualism is probably not disturbing. However, a full-blown winamp and a kjofol window avtive at
the same time I find disturbing. What do you think?
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