Re: Why display the entire window contents when moving it?
On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 11:26:56AM +0200, Tshepang Lekhonkhobe wrote:
> When dragging a window around, why isn't only the border displayed
> during movement, instead of all the details. The current behaviour
> punishes CPU power and therefore some ugly, trailing stuff (try it).
Yes, it does on low-power machines. From an xlib-programming POV, it's
*much* easier to do full window dragging than the alternative, though.
> Is this a window manager kind of thing (I use GNOME).
Yes it is: the window manager for GNOME is metacity, by default. Any
NETWM compliant window manager can be used, however. I think that means
fluxbox, openbox, sawfish are possible alternatives.