Re: developers, maintainers: Please add a startup notify line to your files!

On Wed, 2003-01-01 at 19:44, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 01, 2003 at 06:42:44PM -0800, Seth Nickell wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 17:18, Christian Neumair wrote:
> > > Hi there!
> > > It would be nice if all of you could add the line
> > > StartupNotify=true
> > > to your files. This will enable startup notification.which is
> > > a cool feature which got integrated into GNOME 2.2. It won't hurt anyone
> > > who isn't using the startup notification lib so those persons won't
> > > experience undesired side-effects.
> > 
> > If there's no harm to it being on, why isn't it on by default? Also,
> > what is the lib called we need to get startup notification working?
> > 
> There is harm to it being on, the busy cursor gets stuck if the app
> doesn't actually support startup notification. So it has to be enabled
> for apps that support it.

Mkes sense. Still too bad you have to explicitly enable it for every
GNOME app, but ah well.

> You don't need special libs, anything that links to GTK 2.2 and opens
> a window will work automatically - see the mail I posted a while back.

Sorry for not being clear, I meant "What do I have to do to make it do
something in my GNOME, as a user?"


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