Re: Request for Comments: GNOME Notifier

That works fine for having Gnome apps work in KDE, but KDE apps won't
work in GNOME.  That totally defeats the purpose of having a standard.


On Thu, 2004-07-29 at 21:48 +0100, Mike Hearn wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jul 2004 13:33:14 -0700, Christian Hammond wrote:
> >> It seems that the main  change  required for them is to use DBUS instead
> >> of a DCOM mechanism to call the server, and then move to the new spec if
> >> they like it. is that the only stone in the way?
> > 
> > That, and we'd need code to listen in on our notification D-BUS
> > service and relay it to KNotify.
> I've been thinking more about this, and KNotify isn't really a good
> semantic match. If you look at the API docs it's really a lot more
> generic, codes presentation styles into the API and so on.
> I think a better approach would be to just have a simple proxy app (or KDE
> backend to the current notification-daemon ref impl) which uses
> KPassivePopup directly. That way you get KDE UI, a C++ backend which I
> think they may like ... KNotify isn't used under the hood but as far as
> the user is concerned the experience is very similar.
> Lubos, any thoughts on that?
> thanks -mike
> (ps franco I hope you meant DCOP and not DCOM, otherwise I may have to
> shoot you ;)
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