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Re: AppIcon patch revisited

From: Gregory Casamento
Subject: Re: AppIcon patch revisited
Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2001 22:59:37 -0800 (PST)

--- Dan Pascu <address@hidden> wrote:
> On  9 Feb, Gregory Casamento wrote:
> > 
> > --- Dan Pascu <address@hidden> wrote:
> > <snip> 
> >> btw, why is appicon movement needed under program control (not user
> >> control)?
> > 
> > Why shouldn't the application have control?   My loginpanel.app uses this
> to
> I don't know. This is why I asked. For me appicons moving on screen as
> they like without me asking for this may make a nice screensaver but
> nothing more.
> > hide the icon since you don't want to see it on the bottom of the screen
> when
> > you log in.
> You have a point here, but moving it out of the screen is not the only
> solution (another one is to have a call that will ask not to create an
> appicon for your application, as long as you don't need one).
> With just moving it out of sight, it may come back later with an
> autoarrange icon operation.

The only issue with this is that there is no such beast under OPENSTEP or MOSX.
  Adding this would be a GNUstep specific feature which would be non-portable
to MOSX. 

> -- 
> Dan

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