Re: getting desktop size

George wrote:
> I've been thinking about this ... and the panel should (in the future) ... to
> avoid wm docks and stuff, work only in a speicified rectangle ... so how
> would I get this ... basically I think the wm should take all the windows
> it's supposed to avoid and tell the clients about it ... I don't see why the
> panel should track it all (or any other app that wants to know, such as gmc
> could use it as well for icon placement) ...

Why should the WM tell the clients? They can read the hints just as well
the WM can. It wouldn't even be that hard to add an API call to
to compute this. I think we should try to keep to as few hints as
high server traffic == bad.
 - Maciej

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