Re: icewm hints, etc...

On Sun, 17 May, 1998 at 09:30:47PM +0200, Marko Macek set free these words:
> Well, in earlier releases of icewm each window could be on any of
> the 32 workspaces (using the bitmask). It worked, but both internals
> and user interface were not as simple/clean as I would like. So I
> decided
> to simplify things and implement only one_workspace+sticky_bit. It 
> is clean and symmetrical.
> Except for CDE most other wms use this style of doing multiple
> workspaces (fvwm, WindowMaker, kde, ... and icewm).
(ctwm is another exception)

> Do we really need this? Also, how to implement the user interface
> cleanly?
I think it would be good to have support for both.  No telling which
models the Next Great Window Manager will support.

> Maybe WIN_WORKSPACE could be a list of <32 CARD32s and sending a
> client message would be interpreted as setting the workspace to only one
> of 
> the available ones. There could be additional messages for
> adding/removing
> workspaces specified.

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