Re: _NET_WORKAREA and dual head

On Tuesday 16 of March 2004 03:38, Billy Biggs wrote:
>   I agree that our problem is much simpler if we have rectangles fixed
> to a screen edge, and that reserving space in the middle of a monitor
> does not make sense.

 Hmm, ok then.

> Rob Adams (readams readams net):
> > I think that a rather simple extension to _STRUT_PARTIAL, though,
> > would be the easiest solution.  We could add a xinerama number to the
> > hint specifying that it should apply to just one xinerama.  This would
> > mean that existing WMs would have to be changed very little to achieve
> > essentially the same effect.  The only loss would be the ability to
> > set a "reserved area" in the middle of the screen, which I think is
> > really not a loss at all.
>   I think this proposal makes the most sense.  Is there a good way we
> can add this while keeping compatibility?

 Well, given that 1.3 is not official yet, we could simply change it, in case 
it's not yet widely used.

Lubos Lunak
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