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Re: gnome-wm

On Wed, 2002-10-30 at 09:29, Christian Marillat wrote:

> I disagree with that. Users already don't know how to setup the default
> x-window manager, and now you want to introduce an new
> update-alternative...

Well, changing the alternatives is really only for advanced users.  We
should advise users to use the WINDOW_MANAGER environment variable. 

> I think the best choice is to increase the value to 30 or 40 if a
> window manager complies with the Window Manager Specification Project
> and keep only one alternative for window manager.

Ok, I had thought that the maximum priority was 50, but it seems sawfish
is already 70, so I guess that works.

All I really care about is that a user installing the "x-window-system"
and "desktop" tasks doesn't have GNOME start up with twm.  

It looks like a priority increase of 40 would work.  Do you want to put
together a patch?

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