Colin Walters <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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
> Well, changing the alternatives is really only for advanced users. We
> should advise users to use the WINDOW_MANAGER environment variable.
Setting an environment variable under Gnome is for advanced users
too. Maybe we can wrote an capplet for that ?
> 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.
The maximum is 70 for complient freedesktop window manager (See policy
12.8.4) The priority for metacity is actually 40
> 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?
I that case, yes.