[linux-elitists] WindowManagers

Peter Whysall peter@whysall.net
Thu Jan 8 03:16:04 PST 2004


on Thu, Jan 08, 2004, Jeff Waugh (jdub@perkypants.org) wrote:
> Oh, the Add to Panel -> Multimedia section is for *applets*. I totally grok
> why this is confusing. The Volume and CD Player things there are applets
> that sit on the panel and 'do stuff' not 'launch stuff'.

What's the accepted nomenclature for these things? I know "applet" is
verboten in the docs, but I'm at a loss as to what to call them instead.
Tools? Accessories? Thingers?

Puzzledly,

Peter.

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