Re: [Deskbar] NewStuffManager updated
- From: Sebastian Pölsterl <marduk k-d-w org>
- To: deskbar-applet-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Deskbar] NewStuffManager updated
- Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2007 18:12:31 +0100
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> Hi !
>> I would be delighted if some of you could test it and post their opinion.
> Seb, It seems to work fine here i did only basic testing. I see on the
> schedule that we are to really a feature frozen deskbar on monday. This
> weekend i'll go through bugzilla and apply existing patches.
> Do you think this can be included for next release of deskbar as an
> optional thing, or as a plugin, or something we do not hard-depend on ?
> So that if people install the n-s-m somehow, it can be used by deskbar
> directly without tweaking ?
The current patch for deskbar checks if new-stuff-manager is in $PATH.
If yes the buttons and additional tab in the preferences dialog is
displayed, otherwise everything looks like it does now.
> (I guess the answer is yes since it's all dbus and there should be some
> ways of finding out if n-s-m service is present or not on the bus, or
> can/cannot be activated, and react accordingly). This would provide a
> nice step towards real integration, and as a proof of concept for other
> gnome apps..
> Since you fixed most important issues, signing and stuff..
> What do you think, what do other developpers/users think about this ?
I personally would love to see deskbar with nsm support.
I also had the idea to make a webinterface to display all avalaible
plugins. But this won't happen too soon.
Mabye all do some additional polish to the UI and it's ready for
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