Request: task bar entry title
stu at nosnilmot.com
Tue Nov 13 09:02:11 EST 2007
On Tue, 2007-11-13 at 13:04 +0200, Francois Botha wrote:
> This is all very nice, but I use Google Talk client too and I've
> become used to a feature there. Google Talk client doesn't have tabs
> inside a window, but similarly it also has only one task bar entry for
> numerous conversations. However, as opposed to Pidgin, the task bar
> title changes to the conversation title if it receives a new message
> (even if the "tab" is not selected). This is very convenient to see
> whom has messaged you when your system tray indicates a new message.
> How do you guys feel about this feature?
I don't like it, and it falls apart when you have new IMs from 2
different people - which title do you use?
This was discussed at great length on this Red Hat bug/request :
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=159267 though no consensus
The tooltip on the system tray icon will already give you a summary of
new unread messages, which might suit your needs.
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