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Re: [Gnustep-cvs] r31898 - in /libs/gui/trunk: ChangeLog Source/NSApplic
Re: [Gnustep-cvs] r31898 - in /libs/gui/trunk: ChangeLog Source/NSApplication.m
Thu, 10 Mar 2011 13:04:34 -0600
It is planned to incorporate this into the next version, or will be left
for a later version?
On mar, 2011-01-25 at 01:18 -0500, Gregory Casamento wrote:
> Yes, I'm sure.
> Showing an app icon in those environments under any circumstance seems
> very wrong to me. In Windows we don't show an app icon at all for
> any reason. When an app is minimized or does not show any windows at
> all, there is stil an entry on the task bar for the application. The
> same should happen for GNOME. Currently it does not.
> I believe I can make this work in a much more elegant way than showing
> the icon.
> Later, GC
> On Monday, January 24, 2011, Wolfgang Lux <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Author: gcasa
> > Date: Sun Jan 16 06:22:10 2011
> > New Revision: 31898
> > URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/gnustep?rev=31898&view=rev
> > Log:
> > * Source/NSApplication.m: Added overide for orderWindow:relativeTo:
> > in NSIconWindow. Check for GSSuppressAppIcon and order the window
> > ONLY if the app icon window is supposed to be displayed, otherwise
> > do not do anything with it. I observed issues with this
> > functionality while testing the GNOME theme the app icon would
> > periodically show even when the default mentioned above was set to
> > YES.
> > Are you sure about this patch? I know that the concept of app icons
> > alienates people used to Windows and similar desktop environments
> > (including GNOME and KDE). However as far as I recall the discussion about
> > supporting such environments, the idea was to still present an app icon if
> > the application has no visible main window.
> > With your change, users can easily lock themselves out when the application
> > is hidden (whether by selecting the hide item from the menu or by having
> > another application issue a -hideOtherApplications: message).
> > Wolfgang
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