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Re: Questions about the use of the bluetooth indicator


Oh, not sure if I was clear - the new indicator is part of the
existing Unity indicator set so is being designed by the Ubuntu design
team. I just want to make sure it works well in both desktops. It is
in Vala but uses autotools.


On 14 October 2012 20:43, Cody Garver <codygarver@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes, we are using the same indicator as Ubuntu. We are currently attempting
> to patch out the "Bluetooth Settings..." link because it opens Gnome Control
> Center, which we are dropping.
> I don't think we have yet settled on the method for launching a Switchboard
> plug externally (I think GnomeCC uses $ gnome-control-center bluetooth or
> some such way).
> Replacing bluetooth and keyboard indicator is good news to everyone.
> The only "requirement" we could hope for from you is that your indicators
> are written in vala. Your previous launchpad link does not exist.
> I think who you really want to hear from are the design team. Hopefully a
> member will reply to this email soon with some feedback.
> On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 2:35 AM, Robert Ancell <robert.ancell@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am I right in that Elementary uses the same Bluetooth indicator as
>> Ubuntu via wingpanel?
>> For Ubuntu 13.04 I'm working on a new indicator-bluetooth [1] native
>> indicator to replace the GNOME2 panel applet that is currently used.
>> The new indicator will be much the same
>> (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bluetooth) and will probably run
>> gnome-bluetooth applications for accessing bluetooth devices and
>> gnome-control-center for configuration. If Elementary are using this
>> indicator it would be good for it to load switchboard when running in
>> an elementary session. Are there any other requirements I should know
>> of?
>> I will also be looking at a native keyboard indicator that will
>> probably have some similar requirements (haven't investigated it yet).
>> --Robert
>> lp:~robert-ancell/+junk/indicator-bluetooth
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