Re: layer and strut hints are unnecessary
- From: Matthias Ettrich <ettrich troll no>
- To: wm-spec-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: layer and strut hints are unnecessary
- Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 21:42:50 +0200
On Wed, 27 Oct 1999, Marko Macek wrote:
> > Give up the idea of layer/struts hints. A 'do not cover'
> > hints *is* enough to do what we want. Matthias mentioned
> > that there is a problem with auto-hiding applications.
> > Let me explain how this problem can easily be solved:
> I agree about dropping the requirement for layer hint. If we drop layers,
> we need a few hints:
> - desktop (stays below other windows)
> - fullscreen (window can occupy the entire screen, not just the
> - on-top
Agree. But doesn't that bascially imply the four layers "Desktop, Normal,
Since things like OnTop and Desktop are mutual exclusive, I thought Gnome's
layer concept is a nice general approach. I had no (and don't have )
interest in implementing more layers then these four in kwm anyway.
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