Re: [PATCH 0/4] Native dockapp support

Am Sun, 23 May 2010 18:54:15 +0400
schrieb "Alexey I. Froloff" <raorn altlinux org>:

Well, if it does not cause any bugs/regressions or anything, there's no real reason
for rejection, if the patches are fine. I'll test them later… 


> These patches adds native dockapp support to sawfish.
> First of all I have to explain what is this "dockapp" thingie.
> These little creatures comes from NeXTSTEP, if I recall
> correctly.  It's a little (64x64) applets that shows some
> information, you can find examples on
> site.
> Why would I need to modify sawfish sources?  Well, this is how
> dockapps works.  In WindowMaker every application have special
> "appicon" window, very similar to "taskbar" applet in GNOME/KDE.
> This window displays application icon and can be used to switch
> focus to this application.  Icon can be client-supplied Pixmap or
> Window.  In latter case client can change window contents and
> this will immediately affect appicon.
> Dockapps is a special kind of applications.  It creates two
> windows - Leader and Icon.  Then it sets WitdrawnState and
> IconWindow hints on Leader, such windows are ignored by window
> manager (WindowMaker).  Then application updates Icon window and
> everything is drawn on its' appicon.
> I am making an assumption, that window in WitdrawnState and
> having IconWindow set is a dockapp.  In this case Leader is
> ignored and IconWindow is managed instead.
> Everything else is a support code.  'dockapp placement mode and
> 'appicon frame class.
> Documentation is not yet written and I'm already out of words ;-)
> Please take a look at these patches and tell me if it's worth
> including.  Yes, there are scripts that simulates this behavior,
> but some (half) of dockapps only update Icon window which is
> ignored by sawfish.
> Alexey I. Froloff (4):
>   "dockapp" placement mode
>   "appicon" frame part - dockapp special
>   "mark-window-as-dockapp" function - turn window into dockapp
>   mark windows with certain hints as dockapp
>  lisp/sawfish/wm/frames.jl            |    3 +
>  lisp/sawfish/wm/keymaps.jl           |    8 ++
>  lisp/sawfish/wm/placement/dockapp.jl |  144 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  lisp/sawfish/wm/windows.jl           |   28 +++++++
>  src/windows.c                        |   24 +++++-
>  5 files changed, 203 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>  create mode 100644 lisp/sawfish/wm/placement/dockapp.jl


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