Yet another Ayatana notifications update

Aurélien Gâteau aurelien.gateau at
Tue Sep 8 16:13:11 BST 2009

Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Tue, 08 Sep 2009 16:44:57 +0200 Aurélien Gâteau <aurelien.gateau at> wrote:
>> Scott Kitterman wrote:
>>> On Tue, 08 Sep 2009 15:38:57 +0200 Aurélien Gâteau <aurelien.gateau at> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I finally implemented configuration for the position of Ayatana 
>>>> notifications.  I defaulted the position to bottom-right, but this can 
>>>> be changed easily.
>>>> The new configuration UI also features preview buttons to help the user 
>>>> in making an educated choice.  I tried to be fair on this: the preview 
>>>> notifications use an action, so one can see it is not in the Ayatana 
>>>> version.
>>> Currently KDE notifications are tied to the systray location, so, for example, they just work on netbook with its top panel.  I can't read the screenshot on my phone.  Is next to the systray (wherever it may happen to be) an option?
>> No :(. It shows a monitor with radio buttons in the eight sides + corners.
> I think it would be good to to provide that option.

I am a bit concerned with Ayatana notifications displaying over file 
operations. Wouldn't that look weird? (realizing the default settings I 
defined will cause this).

Celeste, what's your opinion on this? If you agree with this, should I 
just add a "Follow applet" radio button above the monitor saying or do 
you have another idea?


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