Intelligent autohide in the panel

Jannis Pohlmann jannis at
Thu Jul 31 00:56:31 CEST 2014

On Wed, 30 Jul 2014 01:32:36 +0200
Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at> wrote:

> Hey Nick (mostly),
> I have been working on the intelligent autohide feature in the panel
> on and off the last 2-3 days. I've got it working nicely now. I think
> it may suffice as a first-cut implementation, despite not doing neat
> hide/show animations yet like some of those docks out there. It
> already covers a few odd cases (desktop window overlapping the panels
> for instance), which I found during testing. 
> The details of how it works are explained in the commit messages. Here
> is my branch, would be lovely if you gave it some testing and merge it
> if you're happy with the changes:

Erm, I haven't been able to access the Git server at all today (is
there a problem with the server?), otherwise I would have fixed the
above branch: it's based on a rather old commit.

The good news: if you rebase it to the latest master it WILL apply
cleanly and WILL work (modulo any unforeseen intrusive changes between
now and the time you rebase ;)).

I'll be back on Monday.

  - Jannis

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