Re: GNOME Window Manager

On Wed, 30 May 2001, Sean Middleditch wrote:


> Besides, a true GNOME-only WM would offer a lot of benefits besides
> configuration.  Common look and feel, for example.  Every WM I've
> seen, Sawfish included, doesn't fit in with GNOME so far as its
> dialogs (which a basic WM shouldn't be using that often, but still)
> are concerned.  And every WM offers functionality that duplicates some
> of the GNOME desktops, in even slight ways.  A smaller, lighter,
> faster WM would always be a benefit.  It's like including libfreetype
> in console only apps - it's functionality, memory, and extra room for
> bugs that you *don't* need.

It really does sound lkike you (and possibly a couple of others) want to
take say twm sources and hack on them to achieve the 'seamlessly
integrates with Gnome, uses gconf for preferences, directly interacts with
panel & desktop manager, etc.' window manager.

What's keeping you?


> </rant>
> Sean Etc.


One day a tortoise will learn to fly
	-- Terry Pratchett, 'Small Gods'

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