No indicator message in Message Indicator

Celeste Lyn Paul celeste at
Fri Feb 12 15:47:29 GMT 2010

2010/2/12 Aurélien Gâteau <aurelien.gateau at>:
> Hi,
> I have been working a bit on the Message Indicator (MI) Plasma applet
> lately.
> I changed its behavior a bit: the applet is no longer disabled when no
> MI-enabled application is running. Instead, clicking on it show a

Remind me again why it is visible if there are no MI-enabled
applications running? Can it be hidden/invisible until an application
is running?

> sliding message explaining what it is. Right now the message looks like
> this:
> What do you think about it? (please point out any typo!)
> What I dislike is that it links to the Kubuntu wiki. This is problematic
> for translations, and it may give the impression that the MI is a
> Kubuntu-only tool whereas we would like other distributions to adopt it
> (after all, some upstream applications have already started to include
> MI support).
> I can see three options:
> 1. Simply remove the link.
> 2. Write this documentation on
> 3. Write this documentation as classic application documentation.
> What do you think?
> Aurélien
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Celeste Lyn Paul
KDE Usability Project
KDE e.V. Board of Directors

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