[Thunar-dev] future thunar plans?
benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Wed Jun 14 00:06:58 CEST 2006
Stefan Stuhr wrote:
>>[...] Furtheron, the memory overhead is noticable (5MB
>>unshared data for xfdesktop is not that bad, but that's atleast 4MB that
>>could be saved if Thunar manages the desktop itself, 1MB will probably
>>be required for the XDG menu integration).
>>Afterall, you'll need to take into account that the desktop icon support
>>in xfdesktop is a temporary solution, because we agreed that it was not
>>possible to add that for Thunar 1.0.
> Will the desktop icon support in Thunar support the same things that Xfdesktop SVN currently supports?
> * No icons; not able to get focus; still managing and drawing
> desktop; mode?
Either that, or plain xfdesktop will be kept around.
> * Icons for minimized windows mode?
Maybe as "desktop applet", but definitly not as part of the default file
> * All the same background drawing preferences (gradient, image
> style, image list, image brightness)?
> * You mention XDG menu integration. Does that mean that the Thunar
> desktop will have an XDG right click menu?
With 4.6, we'll hopefully have a nice XDG menu interface as part of one
of the core libraries, which can then be used by Thunar and xfce4-panel
to generate the menus. Jannis wanted to work on this.
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