Re: [gDesklets] new site

I'm not entirely sure what is needed for transparency to work. If it
requires only little tweaking then I'm sure we can patch it in 0.35. At
the latest it will be in 0.40.

Yahoo widget support is scheduled for 0.41 (IIRC). We first want a
stable 0.40 architecture. And there is no definitive timeline.

Starterbar should work if it does not use sensors. Anyway it will be
quite easy to get it working if it does not work directly.

- lauri

Jack Deslippe wrote:
> Hi Lauri,
> Mainly I am interested in new features for gdesklets as a whole - like
> getting transparency to work (I doesn't work for me in 35.x - I also
> have beryl and aiglx running with compositing enabled) and having new
> desklets and yahoo widgets work.  Do you know the timeline for this? 
> (i.e. the release of 0.40)  Does starterbar work in 0.40?
> Thanks for you time!
> -Jack
> Lauri Kainulainen wrote:
>> Hi Jack,
>> Jack Deslippe wrote:
>>> The new site is nice, but how about some new features?      
>> What kind of features do you have in mind? I'm the guy behind the site
>> and I'm all open for feature suggestions.
>>> It seems like a lot of the old desklets don't work anymore and there
>>> isn't much development of new ones.      
>> I haven't tested the old desklets with the new 0.35.x versions. As far
>> as the website goes there is work underway to slowly submit the old
>> desklets to the new system.
>>> I am particularly interested in knowing when transparency will work
>>> again.  Is this going to work in 0.40?  When should we expect 0.40?     
>> AFAIK, transparency works if you have compositioning enabled in your
>> X-server. This is the case at least for the upcoming 0.40 as you can see
>> in this screenshot I've just made by running the 0.40-SVN with a
>> test.display: (I'm not sure
>> about 0.35)
>> I have beryl and XGL running so that gives me compositioning.
>> - lauri

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