moving the panel-plugins to the panel. [Was: HelloAgain()]

Jannis Pohlmann jannis at
Wed Sep 3 13:01:01 CEST 2008

On Wed, Sep 03, 2008 at 12:47:41PM +0200, Nick Schermer wrote:
> 2008/9/3 Stephan Arts <stephan at>:
> > What do you guys think, is it a good idea, and can we fix this in xfce 4.6?
> Why should the panel provide plugins for other applications if they
> want to extend the panel? Because that's basically what you purpose. I
> could live with a menu plugin in the panel (but not before 4.8), but
> the trash plugin... nah.
> The simplification in the dep-chain is minor if you ask me, ie. not
> even worth looking at. The panel is a core component, just like the
> filemanager, so it's not weird you have to compile it early in the
> dep-chain.
> So we can put this as a reminder in the 4.8 roadmap, but only for
> moving the menu plugin to the panel (and make it more powerful for a
> panel plugin with search, favs, last used etc...).

Yeah, I've thought about these features as well. I'd like to work on
this. Might be a good thing to be one of the users of my own library 
instead of just writing it for others. 

  - Jannis

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