Re: Applets? [was Re: Planning for GNOME 3.0]
- From: William Jon McCann <william jon mccann gmail com>
- To: Calum Benson <Calum Benson sun com>
- Cc: gnome-shell-list gnome org, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Applets? [was Re: Planning for GNOME 3.0]
- Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 19:00:17 -0400
On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 6:53 PM, Calum Benson <Calum Benson sun com> wrote:
> On 21 Apr 2009, at 04:34, Travis Watkins wrote:
>> This one at least has been solved in Windows 7 by merging the
>> QuickLaunch area with running applications. A dock would also solve
>> this problem nicely. You'll notice OS X doesn't have a lot of
>> "applets" on the menu bar. The only one I've seen a lot of people have
>> is smcFanControl.
> You'd be surprised. I currently have 15, 11 of which are standard OS X
> "applets" (but not all of which are turned on by default, admittedly).
> On the plus side, the good thing about OS X menu extras (as they're properly
> called) is that they're all generally of a uniform size and appearance (they
> fit into a square, and they're monochrome)-- the 15 I have still take up
> less than half the width of my menu bar.
Out of curiousity, do they all act like menus? Also guessing that you
don't have the google notifier since that one isn't monochrome (I wish
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