Xfce4-notifyd ported to gdbus and gtk3

Ali Abdallah aliovx at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 08:33:31 CEST 2015

For tabs vs spaces, I realized this after committing the code. I dunno 
which recent updated plugin made my gvim uses tabs instead of spaces, 
I'll fix that.


On 10/14/2015 12:19 AM, Simon Steinbeiss wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 13, 2015 at 6:17 PM Ali Abdallah <aliovx at gmail.com 
> <mailto:aliovx at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Yes it is a bit ugly. I will fix it. I see that the section
>     '.app-notification' is present in all my gtk-3 themes that I have. So
>     maybe I can fallback to this section of the current theme.
>     Cheers,
>     Ali
> Hey Ali,
> first of all the whole thing works nicely and looks almost like the 
> Gtk2 variant. Obviously a lot more is possible with Gtk3 but that's up 
> to the themes. One notable difference to the current release of 
> xfce4-notifyd is the summary, which is bold (yeah, typo-alarm in 
> Smoke/gtk.css:21) and not centered but left-aligned (which I think 
> makes sense). But apart from these tiny cosmetica you did a great job 
> here!
> (I also noticed quite some indent inconsistency - tabs versus spaces 
> etc. Now I know some consider this nit-picky, but to me it's part of 
> the code quality.)
> With respect to using pre-existing classes for styling this window by 
> default I would stick to whatever is present in Adwaita, which 
> recently turned from the de-facto standard in Gtk3 to *the* standard 
> theme (after all, it's the general fallback now). Plus, I would be 
> hesitant to use any of those classes as it's not always clear in what 
> contexts they are or will be used. E.g. what if the .app-notification 
> class doesn't really work well for notifyd anymore in Gtk3.20 because 
> the Gnome Design team decides to use it for something odd from our POV?
> Personally for system style I'd still go down to colors and set some 
> reasonable ones and also set some other reasonable default values for 
> borders, border-radius etc. (Basically just something that isn't ZOMG 
> Ponies!)
> Cheers
> Simon
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