On Monday, July 16, 2012 03:35:32 AM Aleix Pol wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 3:29 AM, Harald Sitter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 3:08 AM, David Edmundson
> > <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 7:31 PM, Harald Sitter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>> On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 8:25 PM, Clay Weber <email@example.com> wrote:
> >>> > I am not sure if it does so when installed, but I recall having to add
> >>> > the
> >>> > Presence widget to the tray. The tray icons could be better somehow
> >>> > maybe.
> >>> Ultimately we'd get message-indicator support in which case it would
> >>> show up in the m-i plasmoid, failing to get that I suppose adding the
> >>> presence plasmoid to the default setup is the way to go IMHO.
> >> The presence plasmoid allows you to control whether you're online, away,
> >> etc. Which (AFAIK) isn't built into m-i. It also makes using KTp a lot
> >> easier to use, as it acts as a sort of "dock" for the contact list.
> > That sound just like what m-i does. If you have an m-i app running and
> > simply close the window but not quit the application you can open it
> > via the m-i (which is what we do with Kopete right now).
> >> If you
> >> do add it to the default setup, I would add it into the system tray,
> >> rather
> >> than in the panel.
> > + That is what I meant
> > HS
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> The problem with m-i is that it doesn't help to track the status. Also
> adds a 1-click step.
> Additionally it renders useless the context menu on the system tray.
> I had never used it before starting to use kubuntu. I see the value
> that it's grouping applications and the notificatons, but I don't love
> it. Adding such a usability abstraction for just two programs (irc and
> IM) is not worth the trouble, IMHO.
This is not at all discoverable, but if shit-click on the M-I icon in the
systray it'll take you straight to the most recent highlight.
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