Re: desktop as a separate window

On 29 Nov 1999, Mathieu Lacage wrote:
> "John R. Sheets" <> writes:
> > Non-compliant WM's could handle it as a normal window, and compliant
> > WM's could provide the root-window option.
> yes, I think it is nice but hp stressed out that it was impossible to share 
> code between the 2 : you'll have to write twice as much code for...
> well, a nicer approach... but, twice as much bugs, code...

I thought John meant you could have the desktop in a normal, decorated
window; this is basically the same code as having it in a large,
undecorated window. The root window is the weird case.


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