Re: desktop as a separate window (fwd)

> Sounds easy extendable yes
> >  - avoid shaped windows, which are some kind of efficiency hit
> >  - no need to grab the server to do rubberbanding
> >  - easier to embed Bonobo objects in the desktop
> It might be nice to be able to do this, if someone gets some crazy but
> good ideas at some point ;-)
> >  - quite a bit easier to program
> Thats tought to beat. Wouldn't the code also be much more cleaner?

What about legacy X apps?  I have a feeling there might be problems 
where we least expect it if one puts a giant window over the root.  
Is this not something that should change in X itself and not Gnome?

George Farris - VE7FRG

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