Re: Bug#155680: [ PROPOSAL ] bump priority of window managers wh
"Sean 'Shaleh' Perry" <email@example.com> writes:
>> Actually, I would do the contrary, because since it aims at supporting
>> kde and gnome, it does not enhance your system but it rather bloats
>> it. So instead of being a plus, it is a minus ;-)
>> So every wm that does not support kde and gnome should have a higher
>> priority ;-)
> I was trying to be polite in my responses (-:
Do you mean that I haven't been polite so far?
> note twm works just fine with GNOME with 3 major caveats:
> 1) no panel (and thus no applets)
> 2) no pager, but since twm lacks virtual desks anyway this is no problem
> 3) no desktop icons
> I use several KDE apps every day under blackbox (which is also not netwm
> compliant yet).
Same thing here with icewm.
> There needs to be a distinction made between "I want all of the GNOME/KDE apps
> running" and "I want konqueror/koffice/whatever". The second item does not
> require any real support from the wm.
AFAIK, one can run a KDE or GNOME app without any support from the wm,
am I wrong?