Re: I believe we should reconsider our sys-tray removal

Thank you Jean and Neils.

Sorry for hijacking, I am not active here anymore and couldn't find the option.

On Mon, 25 Mar, 2019, 3:54 PM Niels De Graef, <nielsdegraef gmail com> wrote:
Hey Justin,

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On ma, Mar 25, 2019 at 11:18 AM, Justin Joseph via desktop-devel-list
<desktop-devel-list gnome org> wrote:
> Sorry, how do I unsubscribe from this list? I can't find any option.
> On Mon, 25 Mar, 2019, 2:27 PM Allan Day via desktop-devel-list,
> <desktop-devel-list gnome org> wrote:
>> Hey Britt,
>> Britt Yazel <bwyazel gnome org> wrote:
>>> I want to re-poen an old argument now that we have seen the effects
>>> of removing the sys-tray/app-indicator tray for well over a year.
>>> In short, the users are not happy.
>> As I recently wrote on GitLab [1], I'm open to re-evaluating this
>> from a design perspective. However, I think we'd need a different
>> implementation from GtkStatusIcon, and to my knowledge acceptable
>> alternative isn't available.
>>> I believe our goals of putting pressure on application developers
>>> to ditch the antiquated app-indicator model fell mostly on deaf ears
>> The goal was never to force app developers to do anything, and they
>> can include a status indicator if they want. It's just that it won't
>> be shown by default. If you haven't seen it, I wrote a lengthy
>> account on my blog [2].
>>> An example of this biting us in the arse is that with 3.32 TopIcons
>>> is causing the CPU usage to run through the roof, and people are
>>> blaming the Shell for the CPU usage, not the extension, leaving our
>>> users with a bad taste in their mouths.
>> Can we can do a better job at sign-posting which extension people
>> should use?
>> Allan
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