knotificationitem: api prettiness

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Wed May 27 13:27:26 CEST 2009

On Tuesday 26 May 2009, Marco Martin wrote:
> Hi all,
> was talking with richmoore about the api of libknotificationitem, wat did
> emerged is a thing i wasn't happy about but couldn't quite quantify before:
> 1) we have two way to set icons: by name and by pixmap, right now by name
> is setIcon()
> by pixmap is setImage()
> (that should reflect in dbus too)
> that looks a bit weird, would be better maybe setIconName() and setIcon()?

another proposal:


that way we don't end up with a setIcon(QIcon) that the compiler would use 
silently when someone ports from KSystemTray to KNotificationItem (we really 
want to discourage use of the setIcon(QIcon) method) and it says exactly what 
it's doing.


Aaron J. Seigo
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