Re: Still need a hint for undecorated windows
- From: Philipp Lohmann - Sun Germany - ham02 - Hamburg <Philipp Lohmann Sun COM>
- To: wm-spec-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Still need a hint for undecorated windows
- Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2005 17:25:30 +0200
Sasha Vasko wrote:
As far as adding a property to request no frame decor, I think Motif
hints are perfectly good, having an advantage of completely covering the
purpose and being around for long enought for ppl to take notice. Quite
honestly I think that any WM concious of user wishes, should provide
configuration means for user to define what apps should and should not
Then you should add Motif WM hinst to the spec. Just saying most WM's have
them anyway not a complete spec does make ;-) If _NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE is
to replace Motif WM hints (as stated in the spec), then it SHOULD do so.
Its getting kinda silly with all the apps trying to push window managers
around in order to implement some funky ideas of theirs.
On the other hand it's also getting silly that applications actually
have to push so many window managers around to achieve the functionality
they need. I never understood the reasoning why WM developers supposedly
are so much more sane about UI then application developers. But perhaps
that's just me.
Anyway just saying to application developers that they should not
implement their "funky ideas" just because it's not a WM developer's
"funky idea" is a little - well - arrogant, don't you think ?
Just my 2 cents, pl
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