tux at tuxslare.org
Wed May 23 11:44:11 EDT 2007
Casey Harkins wrote:
> André Lemos wrote:
>> I've been going through gtk+ API's documentation to find out how to
>> retrieve the coordinates for the status icon on the notification
>> area, and I've found gtk_status_icon_get_geometry(), but it requires
>> me to have GtkStatusIcon.
>> The question is, I suppose libpurple doesn't provide me with this,
>> since that is something exclusive to pidgin (the GUI), so is there
>> any other way I could get this kind of information?
> libpurple won't provide you with it, but we can add api to pidgin
> (your plugin would need to be a pidgin plugin, not a libpurple
> plugin). GtkStatusIcon is not an option, because of the desire to
> maintain backwards compatibility with older versions of gtk.
> There is a patch in trac that adds api to pidgin to get these
> coordinates, though the patch doesn't implement it for win32 (which
> would be required before it gets applied).
> The patch is assigned to me and I plan on tackling it as soon as I'm
> back near my windows box for a few days. Of course, patches are
> welcome if someone else has the time. Otherwise, I expect I can get
> this in by 2.0.2.
>  http://developer.pidgin.im/ticket/521
I was doing precisely what the ticket poster did as an example, eheh
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