Re: [PATCH] tooltip in clock applet

On Mon, 2005-07-18 at 14:38 +0200, Vincent Untz wrote:
> On Mon, July 18, 2005 14:19, Mark McLoughlin said:
> > Hi,
> >
> > On Mon, 2005-07-18 at 14:09 +0200, Vincent Untz wrote:
> >> Would it be okay for you to move the clock applet and the notification
> >> area in gnome-applets at the beginning of 2.13? It'll leave Wanda
> >> and the libwnck applets in the panel (we could also move the libwnck
> >> applets but Wanda is really fine in the panel code ;-)).
> >
> > 	I think that gnome-applets is big and hairy enough as it is; the
> > clock, wncklet and notification area are core applets (e.g. they're on
> > the default panel) and so it makes some sense for them to stay in
> > gnome-panel.
> >
> > 	(Moving them in order to fix the miniscule problem of it not being
> > obvious where to find the code for these applets seem truly nonsensical
> > to me ...)
> Well, the main problem is that nearly nobody is working on them right now
> and there are still some bugs/useful enhancement requests for them
> (especially since we added the e-d-s integration to the clock). I think at
> least the clock and the notification area would benefit, in term of
> development, from such a move.
> However, the fact that they're on the default panel is a good point. Maybe
> we should simply try to find someone who is not crazy enough to hack on
> the panel but wants to fix some bugs in those applets and give him the
> maintainer badge? ;-)

	There's no reason to move code between modules in the vain hope the
code will get more attention elsewhere. Nothing is stopping interested
hackers from working on these applets in gnome-panel. The clock, in
particular, has had several hackers maintain the thing in the fairly
recent past - you, me, Jon, Gediminas ...


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