libxfce4panel could position panel plugin menus

Biju Chacko botsie at
Fri Sep 21 08:01:45 CEST 2007

Diego Ongaro wrote:
> I think libxfce4panel should provide more support for this common
> functionality. By wrapping gtk_menu_popup() with a new
> xfce_panel_plugin_popup_menu(), libxfce4panel could take over the job
> of positioning the menu. This has at least three clear advantages:
> 1) Less code for new plugins using popup menus
> 2) Less maintenance and duplication of effort among plugins
> 3) Improved consistency, especially for floating panels

Jasper seems to be pretty busy nowadays, so I guess a patch would really 
help him evaluate this proposal.

Would it be possible for you to implement your proposal and post a patch 
here and on bugzilla?


-- b

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