KDE system tray support

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Mon Jan 5 17:15:20 CET 2004

iSteve wrote:
> About the KDE tray itself ... I wonder, why rather don't make a plugin 
> for xfce panel, that would be a 'container' for the kde tray icon ? so 
> neither wm, nor any libs has to be changed ... (maybe just a stupid 
> question, if yes, then please slap me with explanation :)

The so called "KDE tray icon protocol" is a rather stupid thing. Every usable 
(and working) implementation requires support from the window manager. In 
other words: The "KDE tray icon protocol" sucks :-)


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