Re: Gnome Panel improvements

Le mercredi 16 février 2005 à 10:43 +0800, Davyd Madeley a écrit :
> On Tue, 2005-02-15 at 21:53 +0100, Przemysław Sowa wrote:
> > After playing with Gnome 2.9.91 I've found new panel transparency really
> > exciting. But some things need a little bit love. For example icons in
> > the notification area looks ugly as they ignore panel background
> > settings. Also I'd love to see workspace switcher supporting
> > transparency. Last but not least I'd be nice if I could define custom
> > panel position.
> The transparent notification icons are officially a pain. Here is a
> pseudo-technical rundown.
> It's not real alpha-blending we're using, it's grabbing the images under
> the panel, and drawing them on the panel. We won't be able to support
> real alpha blending until COMPOSITE works on more things, and GTK has
> support for alpha channel in it's colourspace.
> For real applets, this is not a hassle, they are passed their background
> by the panel over Bonobo. For notification icons it is a hassle, the
> GtkEventBox they use is not transparent, and there is no way to pass
> them a background image to set their background too.
> Unless someone smarter then me knows how to solve this, we won't be
> seeing notification icons that are able to behave themselves in 2.10 :(

Well, there are patches waiting review/comments in bugzilla for that :

Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandrakesoft com>

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