botsie at xfce.org
Thu Sep 15 13:10:28 CEST 2005
The question of the clock in the systray kicked off another line of thought.
I think it may be desirable to allow a class of plugins we could call
These are plugins that would hold other plugins. I can see a number of
uses for them:
* The simplest case: a frame around a few other plugins.
* A drawer: a popup "menu" of plugins.
* A collapsible group: A group of plugins that can be collapsed into a
single icon and vice versa.
* Alternative orientations: Group icons in columns on a horizontal panel
or rows in a vertical panel. Helpful if you have an unusually wide or
This could be a basis for future development of things like sidebars or
Again, Jasper is probably a better judge than I of whether this is worth
the effort or not.
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