Re: Notes on the Metacity compositor

On Mon, 2006-10-23 at 17:54 -0400, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Owen was showing me FC6 this morning, and it does seem to work out 
> nicely having metacity handle the old video hardware and compiz handle 
> the new, with a simple toggle between them. The only real glitch in it 
> was that compiz uses EWMH-viewports to implement workspaces, which I 
> think is probably a bad choice; the exact same user-visible behavior 
> could be done with the EWMH-workspace implementation

If compiz used workspaces instead of viewports, you wouldn't be able to
have a window wrapped around an edge of the cube and thus partially
visible on two different sides.

No, I'm not claiming that's a *good* reason. :-)

-- Dan

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