Re: GNOME 2.26 module inclusion discussion heats up

On Fri, 2009-01-16 at 10:55 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 8:27 AM, Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org> wrote:
> > yeah, I agree with you, I think both should be the same (an applet or an
> > icon), so since we already have the applet, I guess it would make sense
> > to add code to the applet to hide itself and start the notification icon
> > if PA is running, or something like that
> But this is not a runtime decision. Either your distro is using
> pulseaudio (and it should), then you always want the new icon,
> or it isn't, and then you need something else. If you are using
> pulseaudio, you don't want to have an invisible mixer applet on your
> panel, eating resources and possibly causing other unwanted side
> effects.

you're right about the resources taken by the hidden applet, but as you
see, Debian, openSUSE and Mandriva need ways to offer users a fallback,
so we really need it. If there's a better solution than hiding the
applet, let's use that, but can't think of a better (and quicker) way
right now
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>

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