Re: Should be an Applet - not in the Notification Area

On Wed, 2007-03-07 at 11:45 -0500, Seth Howard wrote:
> I am not an expert in the area of Applets, but making it strictly a
> Gnome applet would restrict its usage to Gnome.  So if I wanted to run
> it under xfce4 or some other Window Manager, the applet would need
> re-written for each window-manager implementation.  The notification
> (icon box) area is a standard that is usable regardless of WM (or it
> should be).  Even though it is technically a gnome application, making
> it as portable as possible is a good thing. 

That was one of the exact reasons it was made a notification area in the
first place, before there was eg knetworkmanager.


> Hope that answers your question.
> -Seth
> On 3/6/07, Bash0rman <bash0rman zites net> wrote: 
>         It's called NetworkManager Applet so why is it not implemented
>         as Gnome
>         Applet?
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