UI suggestions

Evan Schoenberg evan.s at dreskin.net
Mon Jun 18 15:15:27 EDT 2007

Quoting Sean Egan <seanegan at gmail.com>:

> On 6/18/07, Richard Laager <rlaager at wiktel.com> wrote:
>> > Sean suggested[1] in the past using libnotify if found at compile time,
>> > otherwise having pidgin draw it's own notifications.
>> I think that's silly. If there's no libnotify, we can just not do
>> notifications, which is exactly where we are now.
> We will have to draw our own notifications on win32, which (to my
> knowledge) has no libnotify/growl type system-wide notifications
> handler. As this can (and should) be done entirely with GTK/GDK, and
> we already have existing code that does just this, there's no strong
> reason *not* to use it.

Haven't used it myself, but I'm reminded of the existence of Snarl:

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