Re: Proposal: Add a window state for "undecorated" windows

On Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:37:59 +0100 Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin kde org> said:

we're in the middle of release stabilization for efl1.9 ... so kind of busy. :)


this is now two weeks without any reply :-( It would be really great to get 
some feedback. Our feature freeze for both Frameworks 5 and KWin 5 is 


On Wednesday 05 February 2014 11:39:42 Martin Gräßlin wrote:

as it's getting more common to do client side window decorations and this
part is not standardized at all [1], I want to suggest that we add a
distinct state for this (_NET_WM_STATE_UNDECORATED). Please see attached
patch to the spec. And please propose any improvements to the wording.

If we get this in, I suggest to update the toolkits to use this in addition
to the Motif hint. I will take care of changing Qt of course (which btw.
already uses a KWin-specific hint). With other toolkits I'm not familiar
enough to try to change them :-)

Looking forward to your comments.

Best Regards
Martin Gräßlin

[1] Just last week we got one bug report about Motif handling being broken
in KWin, and one "bug report" about a toolkit abusing
_NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE_SPLASH for undecorated windows.

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