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Re: Python API for panel applets?
As for the network indicator: indicator-network might be a good
start to look at (https://launchpad.net/indicator-network ). They
managed to include toggle switches in the indicator implementation and
it looks much cleaner compared to the default network manager applet. It
does not use network-manager but connman instead (which is a network
manager tool backed by Intel: https://connman.net/ )
I'm not sure
whether it has ever been evaluated, but if indicator-network (and
connman) offer most of ElementarOS's needs, switching from
metwork-manager to connman might be an option for Luna+1?
On 07.10.2013 11:44, Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff wrote:
Slingshot is not an actual indicator, it's just pretending.
have intentionally limited application indicators to menus only to force
some degree of consistency on them. In time it has backfired and now
Canonical have come up with a library that provides hacks to get
arbitrary widgets into their intentionally constrained menus.
better idea would be to write a system indicator as opposed to
application indicator. You'd be able to use any GTK widget there. I'm
not sure what kind of embedding is used there, I haven't seen any docs
on them, but I suspect you'll need Vala or C for that, and we strongly
> However, it might be better to check your vision with
the design team first. We're moving away from non-system-wide
indicators. Also, we need some system indicators customized
(http://elementaryos.deviantart.com/gallery/37412343 ), getting that
done would be stellar.
> Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff