Re: subwindow-less Gtk+ and offscreen windows

On Mon, 2008-08-04 at 18:02 -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> > I do agree with Alexander that it would make things a lot more
> > flexible. I only wouldn't know if it's possible without braking
> Not only flexible, but anything that moves us away from XMoveWindow
> for
> GtkLayout and GtkScrolledWindow is a Guaranteed Good Thing.
> i wish i could say i was in a position to put 26hrs a day into
> implementing Alexander's proposal, because i love it.
> note that there cannot be *that* far to go - the quartz backend
> doesn't
> use child windows at all (Quartz/Cocoa has no such concept).

I would love to hack on something like this, but I think I'm not yet
familiar enough with some of these low-level things to do it very

I'll take a look at the Quartz backend and see how it is working.  I've
been wanting to do so anyway. ;)

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