Ayatana-like notifications for Plasma

Aurélien Gâteau aurelien.gateau at canonical.com
Wed Sep 2 08:46:20 BST 2009

Scott Kitterman wrote:

> As a Kubuntu developer, I'm most worried about:
> 1.  Is truly opt-in for people who want to explore different ways of doing things.

I was waiting for approval before working any further on this and adding 
the necessary UI.

> 2.  Is not overly intrusive for people who don't care to use it.

As long as it's opt-in, it should not be a problem.

> 3.  Is maintainable and doesn't introduce additional burden for those of us trying to produce Kubuntu.

I intend to maintain it as part of my work at Canonical. The patch 
itself is not too invasive: it introduce two new classes, but the 
modification to the existing files are very small.

> 4.  Is a vehicle to feed information back upstream to KDE to help them improve.

I hope Plasma developers will like this and would be willing to 
integrate this change upstream, but of course there is no way to know 
how it will be received.


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