Please Don't Use Cleint Side Window Decorations

microcai microcai at
Wed Nov 17 02:58:46 PST 2010

To avoid duplicated code of window decoration code,  window decoration code
can be just move to , and shared by all clients.

2010/11/16 Fabian Henze <flyser42 at>

> Why? and in which way?
> While I generally agree, I would like to point out that some applications
> might not require a toolkit. The most prominent example would be 3d games,
> but
> I think there are also other special purpose applications, that might not
> want
> to use a toolkit (like proprietary ports of windows software).
> btw. Has anyone ever asked the developers of the major desktop
> environments,
> windows managers and toolkits what they want?
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