Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] [patch] Show window when not visible

Is an applet the right thing to do for this kind of things? One
advantage of tray icons is that their life cycle is tied to rhythmbox,
ie they only appear when rhythmbox is running. This is harder to make
that work properly with an applet.


Le lun 18/08/2003 à 04:06, Colin Walters a écrit :
> On Sun, 2003-08-17 at 15:54, Rached Ben Mustapha wrote:
> > Of course it would be nice to have an applet control rb's playback, etc,
> > and let the tray icon (if it stays) just indicate rb's status. It seems
> > like an interesting task.
> Awesome, I'm glad you're interested in working on this.
> > So I'm happily starting work on an applet. I'll see if real life lets me
> > get somewhere :)
> > 
> > Should I wait for some planned infrastructure work ?
> Nope, you shouldn't need to wait to get started.  To begin, we need
> several methods added to the Rhythmbox.idl interface.  Maybe something
> like this:
> void playPause ();
> void stop ();
> void show ();
> void hide ();
> This actually isn't very hard at all, and would be a good task for
> someone wanting to learn the Rhythmbox codebase.
> Then the control applet will just use these bonobo methods.
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