Extending XFixes Extension
roland.mainz at nrubsig.org
Thu Nov 4 12:48:37 PST 2004
Owen Taylor wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-11-03 at 19:18 +0100, Amir Bukhari wrote:
> > The current Xserver does not give client the ability to query the server to
> > ask it which window belongs to (to client). A good example is: a Window
> > Manager can build a list of all window which belong to a client and so it
> > can manipulate its appearance as it wants and each client could have its
> > look and feel differently from others clients.
> > This may be needed with 3D desktop like ours (Looking Glass 3D).
> > What did you think about this feature to add it to Xfixes?
> Should a window manager really treat windows differently based on what
> connection has been made to the display?
> Would a window manager want to treat differently:
> - Multiple xterms on your desktop (different processes)
> - Different gnome-terminals on your desktop (same process)
> What about a single process that opens two display connections?
In those cases you can use the XC-APPGROUP extension to bind the
connections together in one logical, non-embedding group (e.g.
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