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Bug#155680: PROPOSAL ] bump priority of window managers whic

On Tue, 2002-08-06 at 21:12, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:

> Your proposal is based on the assumption that:
> and that obviously netwm should take precedence.  But netwm support is only
> really useful if the user is using other netwm apps.  At the moment (and I do
> not really see this changing) this means GNOME, KDE, and other desktop
> environments.

Sure.  But NETWM support can't hurt, and it makes the desktop
environments like GNOME and KDE work (which I might add are extremely

> So I see no reason for metacity or kwin to jump to the head of the pack unless
> a netwm compliant environment is needed.

We're talking about the *default* for x-window-manager.  This is
something that should work in as many situations as possible.

People who want to use a specific window manager generally shouldn't
depend on the priority system anyways; they should change the
x-window-manger alternative, or just change it in ~/.xsession if they're
not the sysadmin.

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