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Bug#155680: PROPOSAL ] bump priority of window managers which support WMSP

On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 10:44:15AM -0700, Chris Waters wrote:
> Hmm, 30 points is a lot.  That would mean that a netwm-compliant
> window manager which didn't support the Debian menu system would rank
> higher than a non-netwm system which did.  I'm not sure I'm willing to
> go that far.

Me neither.

> I definitely have mixed feelings about this whole thing.  I'd like
> gnome to work hassle-free out of the box, but I'd also like to have
> the *best* window manager be default, even for our users that don't
> use gnome.  I think that a "netwm" alternative might actually be the
> best approach all around, even if it is a little more complicated.

I am tempted to agree.

> (I still want to hear what Branden has to say about all of this, too.)

I haven't firmly made up my mind yet.

Can someone tell me what the relationship between WMSP, "netwm", and
the EWMH spec is?

G. Branden Robinson                |    Religion is regarded by the common
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    people as true, by the wise as
branden@debian.org                 |    false, and by the rulers as useful.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    -- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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