xfdesktop extension

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at xfce.org
Tue Jul 12 07:50:37 CEST 2005

Op ma, 11-07-2005 te 21:20 -0700, schreef Brian J. Tarricone:
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> Please don't email me directly; use the xfce4-dev list.
> Johannes Zellner wrote:
> > Hello
> > 
> > I wrote a little app and a nice dhtml script to replace the normal
> > backdrop in xfce.
> > But I can't find a way to let xfdesktop show my mozembedwidget.
> > 
> > A screenshot of the "desktop" can be found on
> > http://x.nebulon.de/xfce4-htmldesk.png.
> > (the Icons can be moved around with drag'n'drop and they execute on
> > doubleclick an application)
> > Today I have only a function to handle the data-way from javascript to
> > c, but I wanna handle the other way in the near future.
> You'd need to merge your changes into xfdesktop/src/xfce-desktop.c.
> That file *is* the desktop widget.
> > I think this is a nice way to make xfce easier to use for
> > eyecandy-freaks in the future.
> > And I know this is not really the way of lightwheight, but it's just for
> > me :-D
> Yeah, gtkmozembed is about as far away from lightweight as you can get...

[OT] I still wonder why there isn't more effort in trying to create a
mozilla based desktop system. That would be an interesting project, I
think. The only effort I know of is SymphonyOS:
http://www.symphonyos.com/ .

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