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Bug 558303 - Empathy should not display an icon in the notification are if there is no message
Empathy should not display an icon in the notification are if there is no mes...
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 467829
Product: empathy
Classification: Core
Component: General
Other Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: empathy-maint
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-10-28 21:42 UTC by Lionel Dricot
Modified: 2008-10-28 21:45 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

Description Lionel Dricot 2008-10-28 21:42:12 UTC
Like the name say, the notification area should be used for notification only : to give an information to the user until a given amount of time or until a given action.

When I receive a new message, I expect to have a icon in the notification area but when there is not, I don't want to see any icon.

If I really want to see my status permanently, I can use the FUSA applet.

More : if I already use the FUSA applet (which is now in Ubuntu default config), I see my status twice, which is quite bad...

Ubuntu bug :
Comment 1 Frederic Peters 2008-10-28 21:45:44 UTC
Thanks for your report; improper usage of the notification area has already been reported as bug 467829.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 467829 ***