Re: GNOME WM Hints Spec Revision

Nathan Clemons <> writes:

> I'll be drawing up an outline of thoughts this weekend and mailing it out
> for comments and review. Here's something quick to ponder on...
> If there are projects outside of GNOME that will be using these specs as
> well, let's not use the former style of hint definitions. Does anyone else
> have other hint style recommendations?

Currently, the GNOME window manager hints are in the namespace:


I would recommend staying with this if at all possible -
why occupy another prefix as well as the current one?

In any case, the prefix should be one word (not _GNU_WM
or _GNU_WMHINTS) and should avoid definitely GNOME
and probably GNU if we want it to become a common


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