[PATCH 4/5] winemac: Implement rudimentary support for system tray icons as Mac status items.

Ken Thomases ken at codeweavers.com
Mon Mar 18 16:22:13 CDT 2013

On Mar 18, 2013, at 4:04 PM, Charles Davis wrote:

> On Mar 18, 2013, at 2:23 PM, Ken Thomases wrote:
>> On Mar 18, 2013, at 2:15 PM, Ken Thomases wrote:
>>> On Mar 18, 2013, at 3:03 PM, C.W. Betts wrote:
>>>> On Mar 17, 2013, at 9:40 PM, Ken Thomases <ken at codeweavers.com> wrote:
>>>>> Doesn't support right-clicks, mouse moves, or notification balloons.
>>>> Notification balloons can probably be done using either Notification Center or Growl
>>> Yeah, I was thinking that the notification center is the right way to go.
>> Josh reminds me that only code-signed apps can use the Notification Center, so that may not be very useful. *sigh*
> So what? [...]
> Though I wonder if it's a good idea to ask users to create a self-signed certificate just so Wine can use the Notification Center...

You answered your own question. ;)

> At this point, though, I'm wondering if it wouldn't just be easier to have Explorer draw the balloons itself à la Windows XP.

Probably.  I also considered using an NSPopover anchored to the status item.  Again, that's 10.7+ functionality.


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