Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] rb applet

On Wed, 2003-09-10 at 19:07, William Jon McCann wrote:
> Hi,
> I have made an attempt at creating a panel applet for rhythmbox.  It 
> seems to work fairly well considering this is a first try.
> <>
> This code drops into the top level of HEAD and the build is enabled by 
> the attached patch.
> There are two known issues:
> * There doesn't seem to be an easy way to determine if RB is paused. 
>  From the IDL:
>     long getPlayingTime ();         /* returns -1 if not playing */
> But when a song is paused the playing time just stays the same, and is 
> positive.
> This makes it hard to update the play/pause button state.

(paused) is currently appended to the song title AFAIK so you could
parse that.

> * When the applet is added to the panel, RB will restart after it is exited.

No idea here.  It could be related to the bonobo stuff, I've noticed
lots of problems with the bonobo based sensor I played with for

> Please let me know what you think.  This is my first applet so be kind ;).
> Jon
> PS. I used the GNOME-cdplayer-applet code as a template so things 
> shouldn't be too wierd.

ok, great
Douglas McMorris <>

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