On Sun, 21 Nov 1999, Matthias Ettrich wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Nov 1999, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> > What happens with old clients?  You just kill them without giving
> > them a chance to save their stuff?
> What are you talking about?  I was talking about closing windows, not apps. We
> do it just as people did it on X for the last 10 years: either killing or
> sending a WM_DELETE_WINDOW client message if the client requests for this
> protocol. All I suggested was a compatible extensions for new clients to detect
> hanging applications.

Indeed.  The window needs a way to indicate that it is willing to play the
ping game.  That way, a WM would know not to send pings to older,
non-conforming apps.


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