Message Indicator: Opt-in or Opt-out

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Wed Sep 30 16:42:37 BST 2009

On Wed, 30 Sep 2009 17:27:32 +0200 Aurélien Gâteau <aurelien.gateau at> wrote:
>Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> It was my understanding from the last Kubuntu meeting that the decision was 
>> the we would provide the message indicator widget on the panel by default 
>> because there are non-KDE apps in the repository that have been patched to 
>> unconditionally expect and indicator to be present, but that we would not 
>> enable indicator support in Kubuntu desktop apps and let users opt-in.
>> I am checking this because at least Kmail defaults to on (even for upgrades). 
>> See
>> Before I 'fix' this, I wanted to check and make sure my understanding of the 
>> decision was correct.
>My mistake. Will post an updated patchset this evening.

Thank you,

Scott K

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