sytem tray jobs/notifications icon

Marco Martin notmart at
Wed May 6 10:58:45 CEST 2009

On Wednesday 06 May 2009, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> hi...
> i've been getting various bits of feedback on the notification/jobs icon in
> the tray, such as:
> * it moves icons when it appears
> * when it's not there there's an ugly space showing
> tonight i played with just always showing it, and i think this might work
> out. this resulted in a couple of observations:
> * BusyWidget::setRunning(false) puts it into an ugly state. it just looks
> frozen. any ideas on a "this busy widget isn't busy" visual?
i think the old info icon when the thing is not spinning would look better, 
makes also sense, because it says: now it's not working, but if you click here 
you'll get informations

> * when an extender has groups, attachedItems() will return those groups as
> items. in turn, that makes the "don't show the popup if we have nothing in
> it" test in PopupAppletPrivate::internalTogglePopup fail because there's
> always something there, even though the groups are no visible. i think we
> either need to keep groups out of attachedItems() (what would that break if
> anything?) or else have a "bool isEmpty() const" method that takes into
> consideration things like empty groups.

having attachedItems() and visibleItems()?
> thoughts on any/all of the above?
> '

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