[IAEP] Running regular X11 apps

Jim Gettys jg at laptop.org
Fri Jun 27 18:01:41 CEST 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-27 at 11:19 +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:

> There are ways we can implement different behavior for different
> windows (for example the maximus approach could be extended to do so).
> The problem is, how do we know which windows should be displayed
> fullscreen (say the firefox or the gedit one) and which not (the
> gimp)? afaik there is no window hint which could help us there...

There are ICCCM/EWMH hints to request full screen behavior, already
implemented by window managers: e.g. totem or other video players use
these routinely.
                      - Jim

Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org>
One Laptop Per Child

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