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:
> ICCCM < NETWM
> 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
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.