Re: Window History Placement
- From: Matthias Clasen <maclas gmx de>
- To: Lubos Lunak <l lunak suse cz>
- Cc: wm-spec-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Window History Placement
- Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 15:29:47 +0100 (MET)
> > For one thing, the extra property gives clients a way to turn off
> > saving, which seems valuable.
> Doesn't of of the two geometries in WM_NORMAL_HINTS do the same?
You mean USPosition vs PPosition ? IIRC that was meant just as a way to
suppress interactive placement when -geometry was specified, but those fields are
almost universally ignored nowadays (and interactive placement is not common
> Yes. But there's one SM_CLIENT_ID per application in 99,999999% cases, so
> practive what I said should be enough (or one can use the SM property
> of PID, if needed).
The problem is not multiple SM_CLIENT_IDs per app, but rather non-SM-aware
apps, which are
unlikely to have either SM_CLIENT_ID or WM_WINDOW_ROLE. You probably don't
want all your
xterms with XTerm/xterm to come up at the same spot.
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