Large changes for xfce4 in CVS

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Fri Dec 13 09:44:56 CET 2002

Hoi Jeroen,

On Thu, 12 Dec 2002 22:51:20 +0100
Jeroen Vloothuis <jeroen at> wrote:

> faithfull victim reporting sir!

go ahead, soldier ;-)

> I dont agree with the desktop switcher being a plugin the way it is,
> it doesnt have a menu and that makes it awkward i comparision to the
> other plugins. This is especially annoying when changing a fully
> configured menu to a desktop switcher.

This is not a problem with how the plugin is implemented, but rather
with the dialog. BTW, the menu is saved and you get it back if you
change the plugin at a later time (I think ...). The solution is of
course to add a new item for the desktop switcher.

I have been thinking of an alternative dialog to handle all panel data,
including adding and removing items. I send a glade mockup to the list
once. It basically would be a listview on the left with all panel
controls and a dialog area on the right. I haven't decided yet, nor done
any coding.

> The Icon plugin should be renamed to Launcher imho ;-)

Seems reasonable.

> I ofcourse LOVE the changed buttons ;-)

I knew you would ;-)

> Extra features whill your at it? ;-)
> * Plugins in menu's

I don't think so. Not too useful IMO.

> * A plugin which runs scripts, kinda a xdialog thing but then a plugin

I don't really understand what you mean by this. Can you explain a bit


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