New panel framework

Ori Bernstein rand_chars at
Sat Sep 3 17:46:28 CEST 2005

On Sat, 03 Sep 2005 08:16:41 -0700, "Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at>

> I think I'm missing something here.  How does the panel know about these
> external plugins?  Unless I'm misunderstanding, the external plugins
> don't talk to the panel at all until their binary is run.  But how does
> the panel find out about external plugins so it can list them in the
> "Add Item" dialog?  Assuming there's a separate mechanism for this,
> letting language bindings write plugins shouldn't be a problem at all.
> 	-b
I'm not 100% sure, but I think Jasper mentioned that the panel knows about them
through .desktop files.
It's not?  Are you saying that you SHOULD allow people (other than William
Wallace) to shoot lightning bolts from their arse?
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