Re: Tiling window manager plugin(?) for gnome-shell

Hi Tim,

There's been some other people interested in trying this too.

On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 7:06 PM, Tim Cuthbertson <tim gfxmonk net> wrote:
>  - can it be done in javascript, as a gnome-shell plugin?

Some, possibly.  But you're very likely going to have to patch mutter
to add hooks.

I'd study mutter/src/core/window.c.

>  - if not, how about a hybrid JS / C plugin (one plugin each for
> mutter and gnome-shell?)

We don't really have a sane way to handle extensions with native code,
so I suggest not trying =)

>  - failing that, can it be done as a mutter plugin? (this is my least
> favourite option)

In this case you lose almost all of GNOME 3.

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