Re: Comments on 1.9c

> What about "Icon windows"?  It should be possible for apps to provide
> windows for icons, and therefore provide animated icons.  Prior to X11,
> this was possible, and it turned out to be very useful: xterm had a 1x2
> high pixel font, and you could see when the xterm changed while running.
> I've always missed this feature.

But X11/ICCCM also has this, apps can set the icon_window field of the
WM_HINTS property to the id of the icon window. And at least xterm in X11R6.3  
even uses this. Try xterm +ai

Matthias Clasen, 
Tel. 0761/203-5606
Mathematisches Institut, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitaet Freiburg

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