Re: getting desktop size

On Sun, Feb 14, 1999 at 12:58:20PM -0500, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> Why should the WM tell the clients? They can read the hints just as well
> as
> the WM can. It wouldn't even be that hard to add an API call to
> gnome-winhints
> to compute this. I think we should try to keep to as few hints as
> possible,
> high server traffic == bad.

not to mention that I can imagine a case where the WM wants to tell the other
processes that they should put their things in a specific rectangle, not just
away from all the dock windows ... 

if the apps compute it themselves, they have to track the movement of all the
windows, track new windows that pop up ... I see that as WAAAAAAY much
more server traffic


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