Re: Notification Area guidelines

Mark McLoughlin <mark skynet ie> wrote:
>   Some cases which make sense:
>   Some cases which don't:
> 	+ An application adds an icon to the tray when it starts. The
> 	  only "status" the icon shows is that the application is
> 	  currently running and the main purpose of the icon is
> 	  essentially to provide a shortcut to various application
> 	  operations without switching back to the application
> 	  itself.

        Just wondered whether a nicer way to implement this functionality
would be to allow applications to add these shorcuts to the context-menu
of their window-buttons in the tasklist?  Given that users shouldn't be
required to directly differentiate between windows and applications anyway
this actually seems to be a quite natural approach.


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