Re: _NET_WM_USER_TIME reconsidered

Since there seem to be no further comments on this,
here is a patch to add _NET_WM_USER_TIME_WINDOW to the EWMH.

I have probably lost my fd.o commit powers since I last did
an EWMH edit, so I can just put the patch here and ask for
somebody else to commit it.


--- wm-spec.xml.orig	2006-09-26 00:45:58.000000000 -0400
+++ wm-spec.xml	2006-09-26 00:53:13.000000000 -0400
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
 <!DOCTYPE article PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.1.2//EN"
 ""; [
-<!ENTITY version "Draft version 1.4.draft-1">
-<!ENTITY date "May 13, 2005">
+<!ENTITY version "Draft version 1.4.draft-2">
+<!ENTITY date "September 26, 2006">
 <article id="index">
@@ -1470,7 +1470,8 @@
 window took place.
-Clients should set this property on every new toplevel window, before mapping
+Clients should set this property on every new toplevel window (or on the window 
+pointed out by the _NET_WM_USER_TIME_WINDOW property), before mapping
 the window, to the timestamp of the user interaction that caused the window to
 appear.  A client that only deals with core events, might, for example, use the
 timestamp of the last KeyPress or ButtonPress event. ButtonRelease and
@@ -1498,8 +1499,29 @@
+	<sect2><title>_NET_WM_USER_TIME_WINDOW</title>
+	<programlisting><![CDATA[  
+        <para>
+This property contains the XID of a window on which the client sets
+the _NET_WM_USER_TIME property. Clients should check whether the 
+window manager supports _NET_WM_USER_TIME_WINDOW and fall back to 
+setting the _NET_WM_USER_TIME property on the toplevel window if it 
+        </para>
+        <para>
+Rationale: Storing the frequently changing _NET_WM_USER_TIME property
+on the toplevel window itself causes every application that is   
+interested in any of the properties of that window to be woken up   
+on every keypress, which is particularly bad for laptops running on 
+battery power.
+        </para>
+	</sect2>
-	<programlisting><![CDATA[
+	<programlisting><![CDATA[  
 _NET_FRAME_EXTENTS, left, right, top, bottom, CARDINAL[4]/32
@@ -2136,6 +2158,9 @@
 Added note WM_TRANSIENT_FOR for override-redirect windows
+			<listitem><para>
+			</para></listitem>

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