Re: Gnome2 and viewports

The new implementation is such that window positions are

((width * number of desktops to the right) + x, (height * number of desktops
down) + y)

as with viewports, right?

For example in the application I'm developing the exact position and size of
certain windows must be saved and restored regardless of anything GNOME or the
window manager does.


In message <y5wy9husfzj fsf icon labs redhat com>, Havoc Pennington writes:

>Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com> writes:
>> Bob Giesen <BobGiesen earthlink net> writes:
>> > 
>> >    I agree wholeheartedly about the utility of viewports.  I recently 
>> > started using Gnome & Sawfish and have decided to stick with them -- 
>> > but will have to reconsider (and almost definitely change) if they go 
>> > with a single workspace.
>> > 
>> See my other response. You aren't understanding what "remove
>> viewports" means. (It certainly doesn't mean a single workspace.)
>I should add, there's no reason you _should_ understand it - few
>people do. That's why we're removing the whole viewports vs. desktops
>KDE did this long ago, btw.
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John GOTTS <jgotts linuxsavvy com>

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