Re: window-in-window MDI


Tom Gilbert <> wrote:
> Dude. You think this is a good idea? 

I don't use WiW by choice, but there are situations where I think it's
> See the way the wm has no control over those child windows? 

Yes, it is a pity that the wm spec doesn't cover this sort of thing.
> See how the buttons are in different places? 

Easily changed.
> See how it doesn't even follow *gtk* themes, let alone wm ones? 

That could probably be changed too.
> See how it goes against all that is X and UNIX? 

How is that?
> See how in the code the app can specify this mode and offer no 
> alternative to the user? 

That applies equally to any application that forces a specific MDI mode on a
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