Ayatana notifications for Plasma

Aurélien Gâteau aurelien.gateau at canonical.com
Wed Sep 23 18:50:41 CEST 2009

Martin Gräßlin wrote:
>>> Why should a user switch to something else than the KDE notifications?
>>> The dialog is completely missing any information on what the
>>> notifications provide, what's the difference between the two and in the
>>> end it will come down to the one provides different possible positions
>>> while the other doesn't
>> It seems you missed the "Preview" buttons in the dialog.
> No I didn't and tried it. But still it just shows that it is a different style. 
> It doesn't show anything about the different functionalities. It's just a small 
> preview it's not usage, like a Kopete notfication or a Suspend notification.

The KDE notification has an action, the Ayatana one does not. The 
Ayatana one also has text explaining how to play with it.

>>> And I am realy afraid that there will be the time when Kubuntu switches
>>> from KDE notifications to those Ayatana notifications. I realy hope that
>>> will never happen.
>> My knowledge of the Kubuntu community makes me quite confident this
>> won't happen.
> Well maybe the French community is better. But for Germany there is no such 
> thing as a translator for Kubuntu any more. Rosetta did a good job on that :-( 

Was not talking about translations here.


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