Re: default values for client messages
- From: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- To: Lubos Lunak <l lunak suse cz>
- Cc: wm-spec-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: default values for client messages
- Date: Tue, 20 May 2003 11:41:14 -0400
On Tue, May 20, 2003 at 01:27:00PM +0200, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> On Thursday 15 of May 2003 20:10, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 04:12:32PM +0200, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> > > any objections against committing the attached changes? The patch only
> > > add a couple of 'other data.l elements = 0' to descriptions of various
> > > messages used in the spec, in order to allow possible future extensions
> > > (see my other mail). KDE apps do this already anyway, but when I grepped
> > > Gtk I noticed it has unused fields uninitialized.
> I committed the patch. I also checked Qt/KDE that they initialize all unused
> fields to 0. Can you tell somebody responsible for Gtk to do this?
I filed a GTK bug for it, should get taken care of.
> > These look like a good idea. We should maybe go ahead and add
> > timestamp fields to some while we're at it - e.g. _NET_CLOSE_WINDOW
> Yes, I'd need something like this at least for _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW for focus
> stealing prevention. To which messages should this be added? I don't see how
> it could be useful for _NET_CLOSE_WINDOW.
As Mark says, needed for the ping timestamp.
I owe you a response on your longer mail about focus etc....
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