Re: moving the mailcheck applet to gnome-applets HEAD

On Wed, 2003-03-05 at 17:59, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> Hi Luis,
> On Thu, 2003-03-06 at 11:33, Luis Villa wrote:
> > On Wed, 2003-03-05 at 17:39, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> > > Hey,
> > > 	Kevin and I discussed this a while back - it doesn't really make much
> > > sense having it in gnome-panel ... Yes, which applets are in gnome-panel
> > > and which ones are in gnome-applets is pretty arbitrary, but I think
> > > mailcheck is an obvious one.
> > 
> > So, about the general-case issue: is there any reason for any applets to
> > be in panel, outside of maybe the new foobar replacement, window menu,
> > and clock (i.e., all the stuff that used to be on foobar?) This seems
> > like a weird and arbitrary historical thing that (among other things)
> > certainly makes figuring things out difficult in bugzilla.
> 	I think it makes sense to have "core panel functionality" in the panel.
> So along with the ones you mention, I would include the pager and
> tasklist and the notification area. Oh and Wanda is a misfit no matter
> where you put the old dear so I think the panel is as good a place as
> any.
> 	Weird and historical it still kinda is, but its not totally wacky any
> more.

Makes sense.

> 	Btw, there's no reason why we have to these products in seperate
> components in bugzilla. We could move all applets into gnome-applets
> component and make gnome-panel-maint the maintainer of the panel ones.
> How does that sound ?

That would certainly resolve a lot of my issues with the split, since
they'd be much less confusing to bugzilla users trying to file bugs that


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