Thumbnail buttons and actions
toddrme2178 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 3 19:42:33 CET 2011
On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 1:25 PM, Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at kde.org> wrote:
> On Thursday, February 3, 2011, todd rme wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Marco Martin <notmart at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On Thursday 03 February 2011, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
>> >> On Thursday, February 3, 2011, todd rme wrote:
>> >> > One feature I think would be useful would be if applications were able
>> >> > to add buttons to their thumbnails in the task manager. Use cases
>> >> could this be done with the status notifier spec?
>> > sounds to me like a set of action associated to an item... so yes ;)
>> > Cheers,
>> > Marco Martin
>> Does the spec have hints for locations, the ability to pass sets of
>> significant-sized pixmaps with the ability to click on them,
>> categories the tool displaying them can use as cues, and the other
>> parts necessary to display, organize, and format the buttons around
>> the edge of a 2D block?
> answer: you don't want application developers doing that.
> it assumes a 2D block. what happens when we change that?
> it assumes app devs know where to position things: they don't.
> on the app side always set metadata, enough so the rendering app can decide
> how to sort it out.
> on the visualization side, do the arranging.
But how does the visualization know how to arrange things?
Also, there is the issue with passing pixmaps.
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