Re: comments on current spec
- From: Tim Janik <timj gtk org>
- To: wm-spec-list gnome org
- Cc: John Harper <john dcs warwick ac uk>
- Subject: Re: comments on current spec
- Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2000 23:41:18 +0200 (CEST)
On Sun, 30 Apr 2000, Tim Janik wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Apr 2000, John Harper wrote:
> > |> _NET_CLIENT_LIST[_STACKING]
> > |>
> > |> should this only include currently mapped windows?
> > |
> > |definitiely not. as in the old spec, the window manager has to provide
> > |pagers/tasklists with all windows it actually manages, independant of
> > |their skip-from-task-list/hidden/unmapped states, otherwise they simply
> > |can't keep track of windows temporarily switching states (i.e. the
> > |tasklist would loose track of iconified windows).
> > I think I should have been clearer: I meant windows that the wm is
> > aware of, but have been withdrawn by the client. They're not visible
> > and they're not iconified, so there doesn't seem to be any point in
> > putting them in the CLIENT_LIST properties?
> ok, got it. yeah, withdrawn windows should be in the client list,
> iconified ones should of course.
ok, that didn't make a whole lot of sense ;) next attempt:
yeah, withdrawn windows should _not_ be in the client list, iconified
ones should of course.
> > John
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