Remove Iconbox panel plugin

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Sat Jul 14 22:59:32 CEST 2007

On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 16:17:32 +0100 Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> Stephan Arts wrote:
> > On 7/14/07, Stephan Arts <stephan at> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I am going over the panel-plugins, and I noticed the similarities
> >> between the iconbox and the tasklist plugins. When the tasklist is
> >> configured not to show the window-names, it behaves similar to the
> >> icon-box.
> >>
> >> Since this seems somewhat redundant;
> >> What do you think about removing the Iconbox panel plugin?
> > 
> > I have been looking at libwnck, and this does not support
> > set_show_label, so instead of removing the iconbox. I will remove
> > the show_window_names option from the tasklist, if that's ok with
> > you.
> Well, the good part of the "deal" with Vincent is that we can propose
> patches if there are things we are missing in libwnck...
> I didn't check the code, but I believe adding the set_show_label() to
> libwnck wouldn't be too hard.
> So I'd rather put the code between ifdef for the time being and if
> set_show_label() is available at some point in the future in libwnck,
> then we'll remove the ifdef.
> What do you think?

Agreed.  And of course leave the iconbox in as it doesn't behave quite
the same as the tasklist.


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