* Rhialto <rhialto falu nl> [2014-10-27 18:07:45 +0100]:
On Mon 27 Oct 2014 at 08:59:17 +0100, Martin Gräßlin wrote:
Qt 5's XCB backend doesn't support many "deprecated" features where there is a 
EWMH replacement. For example it also doesn't support setting a window icon 
through the WM_HINTS (ICCCM section property. Given that I 
interpreted this as a design decision to not support the "deprecated" hints in 
the new implementation.

Does it check first if the relevant EWMH feature is supposed to be
supported by the window manager? If not, that is a bug (in Qt), in my

Looking at the code[1] it does not.

I opened a bug[2] against Qt and it's priority was set to "Important",
which sounds to me like they agree ;)

(The reporter of the original qutebrowser bug also opened a bug
against KeePassX[3])

Thanks again to everyone for your thoughts!



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