New gnome panel concept

Eero Tamminen oak at helsinkinet.fi
Fri Jan 26 19:42:05 UTC 2007


Hi,

On Friday 26 January 2007 21:08, Vincent wrote:
> > Not if its just a panel plugin, because if I remember correctly, xfce
> > has support for gnome panel plugins.
>
> True, with Xfapplet, but it does run considerably slower...

Yes, and having Gtk applets as separate processes increases memory
usage quite a bit.  Well over 1MB per additional process.   Not a problem
on current desktop machines, but on older machine's with less memory
(say 128MB)...

	- Eero

> -Adam
>
> > On 1/25/07, Vincent < imnotb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Wouldn't this also require coding from the ground up?
> > >
> > > On 24/01/07, Radomir Dopieralski < xubuntu at sheep.art.pl > wrote:
> > > > Dnia Tue, Jan 23, 2007 at 06:11:30PM -0500, napisale(a)s:
> > > > > On 1/23/07, Matthew Wild < mwild1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > Looks good. Will this work mostly unmodified on Xubuntu, or
> > > > > > does
> > > >
> > > > it all
> > > >
> > > > > > integrate heavily with GNOME?
> > > > >
> > > > > This will be part of gnome 3.0, not xfce. That something like
> > > > > this will come at some point was foreseeable; because it make
> > > > > much sense from the usability point of view. The application
> > > > > entry supposed to
> > > >
> > > > be
> > > >
> > > > > the most important place on the panel; but currently this is the
> > > >
> > > > less
> > > >
> > > > > marked with a plain text and with a tiny logo. That the
> > > > > application icon is an important usability tool is underlined by
> > > > > the fact that most distros (windows, kde and so on) use icons to
> > > > > mark this privileged entry place and it seems that gnome
> > > > > developers also recognized this.
> > > >
> > > > I'd like to note that in xfce, the entry point is whole desktop.
> > > > Hard to make something more... emphasized. :)
> > > >
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