My SoK project - Plasma D-Bus API

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Wed May 27 13:24:25 CEST 2009

On Wednesday 27 May 2009, Ivan Čukić wrote:
> I have one question, though. Since we now have the activity-per-virtual-
> desktop, and activity-per-screen-saver possibility, should we react on
> changes and always expose one current activity, or list all available
> (currently active) activities

i think there should only be one active context at a time, and since you can 
only really interact with one virtual desktop at a time (cube/sphere/grid 
effects not-withstanding) i think we should just publish the currently active 

or, we could publish it per-virtual desktop as well and let apps decide what 
desktop(s) they care about? hm.

> > > > overly useful), but running dataengines OOP as a general thing would
> > > > be an interesting project indeed. one would hope it would make the UI
> > > > a
> > >
> > > That's true, though it would be a completely different project.
> >
> > yep :)
> BTW, since pinda is making the DA to be network transparent, this is not
> something (IMO) that will be difficult to do later. (depends on pinda's
> implementation, obviously)

that's a good point; we could use RemoteDataEngine in the background always..

Aaron J. Seigo
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