Idea: Merging Task List + System Tray + Program Launcher applets (demo included)

Oblio apa.chioara at
Sat Dec 23 12:25:10 CET 2006

> That is very creative thinking, at least ;-) Nice mockup demo as well.
> However, I'm afraid it will be very hard, if not impossible, to create
> something like this.
> I'll throw it on the xfce4-dev list, so if someone is looking for a nice
> Christmas project, they might try and build a plugin using some of your
> ideas. It has some elements of OS X / WindowMaker launchers with one
> icon for the launcher and the running application, which is something
> people have been interested in in the past.
>> Thank you for your time,
>> Robin
> Thanks for sharing your ideas.
>     Jasper

It seems to work the same way Window Maker and all the NeXT descended
WM's work. They have the same launcher/taskbar icon, AFAIR.
Seems useful, but I wonder how would management of MANY windows of
the same type occur. Remember, not all applications use tabs, not all
users use tabbed WM or multiple desktops.

Interesting idea though :)

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