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Re: Future of Wingpanel
Personally, I think there's no need to be complicated with the Audience
stuff. When Audience is fullscreen wingpanel will just fade out, and when
the user moves their mouse near wingpanel it fades back in.
On Aug 26, 2013 11:33 AM, "Pim Vullers" <pim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> What Sergey means is having apps, like Audience (and I think
> Pantheon-Greeter as well), which have a fullscreen mode (which hides
> wingpanel), which can still display indicators that are essential to them.
> So for the video-player Audience it is handy to still provide access to
> the sound indicator such that it can be used for adjusting the volume.
> Kind regards,
> Pim Vullers
> On 08/26/2013 01:22 PM, Kurt Smolderen wrote:
> > Sergey,
> > What do you mean by 'embedding indictors into apps'? Does it mean one
> > installs for example Noise and the soundindicator is installed as well
> > but not as a separate package?
> > If that's the case, what if a user wants to install another music player
> > which makes use of the sound indicator? Additionally, how difficult will
> > it be/ what effort will it take to backport upstream changes made to for
> > example the sound indicator to the particular apps?
> > Regards
> > Kurt
> > On 26-08-13 11:04, Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff wrote:
> >> [...]
> >> Voldyman showed off a cool proof of concept for libpeas-based plugs
> >> yesterday, but it's not necessarily the best architecture if we choose
> >> to embed indicators into apps (e.g. sound indicator in Audience). I'd
> >> like to talk to designers first and see what are the use cases for
> >> this feature, and if there's a sufficient number of indicators that
> >> should be embedded. Otherwise we could use the libpeas-based
> >> architecture and simply provide minimal D-bus interfaces to indicators
> >> like Sound.
> >> --
> >> Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
> >> OS architect @ elementary
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