Launcher v0.41 - New Release

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at
Fri Oct 30 16:58:00 CET 2009

On 10/30/09, Gand' <gandalf at> wrote:
> hi
> is it possible to define launcher as the default desktop application (ie
> making it disappear from the task list)?
> it's kind of annoying using it as an application ...
> --
>   Gand'
> On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 1:48 PM, Adam Jimerson <vendion at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 3:09 AM, Petr Vanek <vanous at> wrote:
>>> >> it feels very responding, after all data is loaded. (most delays seem
>>> >> to be caused by waiting for the opimd data).
>>> >>
>>> >  Actually, the contacts are synced the first time only. The SMS's are
>>> >typically not that many, but for opimd to go through all the calls,
>>> >parse them and send them through the dbus really takes long. Since
>>> >launcher doesn't know if you received calls when it wasn't running, it
>>> >uses the time of the last call it has in its local db to query for
>>> >newer calls from opim. Hence the delay. Typically, about 10 - 12 secs.
>>> >Keeping a smaller log will speed up launcher.
>>> >  I've been thinking of deleting all the calls older than those
>>> > launcher
>>> >displays - or some x days automatically. What do you think?
>>> if the number of days is configurable (possible to set to "unlimited"),
>>> this would be very good.
>> +1 for configurable number of days for the logs
>> >Did you like the the fact that your contacts now show
>> >when you contacted them last?
>> Yes I like the fact that it shows when and how you contacted someone last,
>> I have found this feature very useful already  thank you for adding it!

It should be possible. Launcher has to obtain X root window, just like
openmoko-today2 was doing (someone reported recently that it works
with Illume)

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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