Re: Extended WM Hints

On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 11:03:29AM -0400, Eric Kidd wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 12, 1999 at 10:20:50AM -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > It is a public but not-so-optimally-coordinated process. You might try the
> > wm-spec-list archives on
> I found the archives shortly after posting. Unfortunately, they're broken
> for the month of October. :-(

You might just find that the volume has been low :(
> > However we do encourage only window manager authors or people with some
> > special relevant expertise to participate in the WM spec process since it
> > will be hard enough to get consensus just among those people.
> Unfortunately, I can't get any good information on the extended WM spec. I
> can find various broken web pages (the list archives and manual on
> and one password-protected web site. Logging in with
> guest/guest lets me see parts of a draft, but all the actual discussion is
> hidden from non-members.

If you want the current gnome wm spec rather than the "yet to be decided and
implemented" spec, read the source to the gnome-pager applet and one of the
gnome-compliant window managers.


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