Root property for desktop window id
tal00r at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Nov 26 15:27:30 EET 2003
On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 02:00:12PM +0100, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> Hello list,
> The wm spec recommends the use of a root property to hold the id of the
> desktop window in order to allow other applications to draw the
> background (http://freedesktop.org/Standards/wm-spec/1.3/ar01s07.html).
> Would it be a good idea to make this property part of the spec as well,
> say _NET_DESKTOP_WINDOW ? The property should probably be optional and
> only be used if you want external applications to draw (on) the
> If there is such a standard and I missed it, please let me know.
Don't think so, although I did bring this up once before:
"XEarth and the desktop window"
Thomas Leonard http://rox.sourceforge.net
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