pasi.ov at gmail.com
Wed Apr 6 17:41:34 CEST 2005
Jasper mentioned some new ideas about Mailcheck in Bugzilla a while back
(http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=857). By that time I had
written a multiple account patch for the current plugin, which I then
decided not to release. Jasper's idea about implementing mailcheck as an
system tray icon was quite interesting, and I felt it would make a nice
project for myself to get familiar with Xfce and Gtk programming. So I
decided to give it a try, and here's what I've so far:
And with no unread mail:
In the lower right corner the left icon is the current mailcheck and the
right one in system tray is 'my' Mailcheck (entitled as Mailwatch as I
didn't want anyone to mix it with the official Xfce Mailcheck - name
suggestions are welcome). Currently it's not much more than a stripped
down (missing pop support) rip-off of Mailcheck plugin with support for
multiple accounts, accompanied with an mcs-plugin for settings.
At the moment I don't dare to release the source code, as I need to read
a bit more about Gtk/GLib and fix some (possible) errors, but I'm hoping to
get someting released during the weekend.
If any of you have ideas or suggestions, I'd like to hear them.
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