[IAEP] Running regular X11 apps

Marco Pesenti Gritti mpgritti at gmail.com
Fri Jun 27 16:22:02 CEST 2008

On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 3:59 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz
<bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:
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> Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
> | On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 7:31 AM, Albert Cahalan <acahalan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> |> Can't regular activities just ask to be maximized
> |> and/or ask to be the same size as the screen?
> |> The common Python libraries could do this.
> |
> | * Applications like firefox gets displayed like normal windows with
> | decorations, which is suboptimal.
> I disagree.  Firefox is designed to be run under a window manager with
> decorations and all.  It uses additional windows for a variety of
> notifications and information, like starting and monitoring downloads, or
> accepting self-signed certificates.

These windows are hinted as dialogs and can be displayed with
decoration without problems...


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