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Re: mail notifier success? (korn/kbiff)

On Monday 07 January 2002 07:32 pm, Frank Dekervel wrote:
<snip> >
> > I liked it when OutLook would insert a tray icon when new mail arrived. 
> > It made things easy.  With Korn/Kbiff I would have to disable interval
> > checking in Kmail and check manually when either app notifies me I have
> > mail.  That's an extra step that shouldn't exist.
> use dcop to do so. if korn/kbiff let you execute a command when a mail
> arrives, execute:
> dcop kmail KMailIface checkMail
> and kmail wil check mail.

I believe you can.  That's a cool idea, but of course a typical user, like 
myself, shouldn't need to understand any such under pinnings to achieve 
something as obvious as a tray icon visually cuing that mail exists.

> > I just leave kmail running all the time and check it periodically now. 
> > It works okay.  I decided I didn't want it beep everytime new mail
> > arrives, I'd perfer a visual cue, but none are available that are
> > unintrusive while I'm working.  (That's why OutLook's tray icon worked so
> > well.)
> >
> > > Saadiq

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