Re: WIP: wm-spec 1.9b

>> The WM would still select button presses and clicks on the root window. The
>> file manager would use a large window in the lowermost layer as the desktop, 
>> sending events it wasn't interested in to the root window for the WM to
>> handle. No existing WMs would break.
>No, I don't think so.  Perhaps the WM would get that button
>presses, but it will certainly not be able to *grab* keys/buttons
>if they have already been grabbed by someone else.

Isn't that a separate issue, though? If two applications try to grab the same
keys there may be a conflict, but what difference does it make who selects 
for events on the root window?

Michael Rogers

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