Re: Application modal transients windows

On Sat, 6 Nov 1999, Paul Warren wrote:

> On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Bradley T. Hughes wrote:
> > On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Paul Warren wrote:
> > > So, do we add another hint indicating application modality, and go and try
> > > to persuade the GTK people to change their ways, or do we put up with this
> > > bending of the ICCCM.  
> > 
> > application modal dialogs?  if i'm not mistaken... modality should be
> > handled by the application... not the window manager... unless of course
> > you are wanting to make sure that windows with WM_TRANSIENT_FOR==root to be
> > centered on the screen, raised, etc. 
> Yes.  The window manager needs hints so that it can eg. keep the dialog
> above the window for which it is a transient.  For our purposes, an
> application modal dialog is a transient for more than one window, eg. a
> window manager would choose to keep it above all windows in the group.

ok... sounds good then :)  and that reminds me to add better window group

> yours,
> Paul
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