Re: Usefulness of multi-display (desktop) support in GDK/Win32
- From: rsteinke w-link net
- To: tml iki fi, gtk-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Usefulness of multi-display (desktop) support in GDK/Win32
- Date: Tue, 05 Aug 2003 14:04:17 -0700
> From: Tor Lillqvist <tml iki fi>
> Please, some comment, somebody?
> Let me rephrase the question in terms more familiar to Linux users:
> Assume one could run several X servers on the same Linux machine at
> the same time, using the same display(s), keyboard and mouse, but on
> different "virtual consoles" (the ones you switch using
> control-F1..F12, IIRC).
This is, in fact, possible.
> Can you think of an application that would
> benefit from having windows open simultaneously on several virtual
Under X, this would be no different than having windows open on
several different machines. The cases where I've seen that
done have mostly been multiplayer games.
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