[IAEP] Running regular X11 apps
sayamindu at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 02:28:52 CEST 2008
On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 2:19 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti
<mpgritti at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 10:35 AM, Albert Cahalan <acahalan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 4:14 AM, Marco Pesenti Gritti
>> <mpgritti at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Other than the circle icon, do you have any major issue? If it's just
>>> that, adding _NET_WM_ICON support to the sugar shell should be really
>> BTW, the old-style bitmaps could be given the XO colors
>> and then scaled.
>>> I'm planning to work on a proper fix for the whole issue (at the
>>> window management level at least) for 0.84.
>> How will it work?
>> Consider running one Sugar activity per virtual desktop.
>> This would allow multi-window programs like the infamous
>> gimp to fit in pretty well, except that of course they are
>> not full-screen and thus receive window borders.
>> Nobody ever sees a window border until they run something
>> that isn't full-screen.
> Not fully defined yet. Sayamindu experimented with it a bit, there are
> (messy) notes on the wiki:
> Your idea is interesting, I'll try to think it all through. I added it
> to the wiki btw.
>From what I gathered from my experiments, I think it makes sense for
us to go with Metacity + maximus. That would require no code changes
in metacity and minor changes in sugar. If we want to support activity
icons though, we would probably require some more code changes in
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