Re: metacity, vte
- From: "John J. Boyer" <director chpi org>
- To: Soeren Sandmann <sandmann daimi au dk>
- Cc: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>, <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: metacity, vte
- Date: Sun, 22 Sep 2002 06:01:51 -0500 (CDT)
I would favor giving the user a choice of window managers. One manager
could be the default. Perhaps a list of window managers could be
displayed during startup, and when startup is finished the user could
change to the one s/he likes best. Then save the ssion and continue.
Sep 2002, Soeren Sandmann wrote:
> Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com> writes:
> > We need to sort out metacity and vte soon.
> - metacity has an almost complete implementation of the
> extended wm-spec from freedesktop.org
> - it uses gtk+ to draw its widgets
> - it works well
> - it uses gconf
> - it seems to work reasonably well
> - it is used by Sun and Red Hat, so metacity is what people
> are going to see, whether gnome.org likes it or not.
> So I think using metacity is a no-brainer.
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