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Re: gnome-wm

On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 03:07:43PM -0500, Colin Walters wrote:
> Hi all 
> So, a number of people have complained that GNOME has started up using
> twm or whatever.  I think that if the WINDOW_MANAGER environment
> variable isn't set, we shouldn't just blindly fall back to
> x-window-manager.  After all, most of those managers aren't NETWM
> compliant, and I don't know anyone who seriously wants to use twm with
> GNOME.  So I suggest we look at x-window-manager, and if it's metacity
> or sawfish, we accept that.  If not, we look for metacity or sawfish,
> and take one of them if present.  If neither are present, then we just
> use whatever is in x-window-manager. 

Well, if the gnome packages would not reset x-window-manager or
something such, then it would already be a big enhancement in this


Sven Luther

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