Jacopo De Simoi
wilderkde at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 20:05:03 CEST 2009
On Tuesday 11 August 2009 19:39:01 Chani wrote:
> On August 11, 2009 06:23:44 Jacopo De Simoi wrote:
> > Taking inspiration from a number of wishes on bko i've come up with a
> > trivial patch for plasmoidviewer which adds a commandline option which
> > sets the background of the window to be translucent. This in principle
> > allows to have a plasmoid floating around on the desktop as a real window,
> > and looking as nice as a plasmoid (with composite enabled and noborders).
> > It has the drawback of allowing a user to break plasma, by having
> > standalone plasmoids which don't belong to regular containments, won't
> > show up in the dashboard, etc etc. However, I've already seen a couple of
> > wishes that pretty much requested the ability to break the concept and to
> > put plasmoids in foreground. Even if I don't feel it useful (although
> > there's a whole lot of things which I don't feel useful but people use
> > them on a daily basis) I'd like to hear from you if I should even put it
> > up on the reviewboard. In my opinion such option would be enough hidden
> > from the average user and would basically only be used by some diehard
> > hackers who then will not complain if things don't behave as expected, so
> > it would be basically harmless.
> ok, put it on reviewboard.
> so long as plasmoidviewer remains useful as a developer tool. :)
> my concern, though, is that this patch will result in requests for more of the
That's precisely my concern too.
> although there are things that could be improved in plasmoidviewer
> that'd also help developers, I guess.
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