Re: new hint for EWMH

On Monday 30 of July 2007, Tapani Pälli wrote:
> Hello,
> I would like to suggest a new hint '_NET_INPUT_AREAS' for EWMH to be
> used by window managers and toolkits. This hint would be a list of
> rectangles representing bounding boxes of the input methods on the screen.
> This allows a toolkit to place it's temporary windows (that might have
> input-entries) like popup-menu's so that they won't cover input-method
> areas and user can interact with those windows.
> I have suggested to have this patch for Matchbox window manager :

 I'm not sure I understand the purpose of the hint correctly - why not simply 
add a new window type for these windows? Could you post a description for the 
hint as it should be included in the spec?

Lubos Lunak
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