[Xcb] EWMH API for XCB

Barton C Massey bart at cs.pdx.edu
Sun Dec 13 17:50:56 PST 2009

In message <20091214011643.GA29653 at oh.minilop.net> you wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 13, 2009 at 04:41:20PM -0800, Barton C Massey wrote:
> > In message <20091213192954.GA21824 at oh.minilop.net> you wrote:
> > > This seems like a perfectly sensible implementation of EWMH to me,
> > > macros and m4 and all.
> > 
> > I'm quite confused.  Didn't someone just add a patch to XCB
> > to get the predefined atoms out of the m4 and into xml where
> > they belong?  If so, shouldn't the same approach be taken
> > here?  Or am I missing something?
> These atoms are ones that *aren't* predefined, but are specified by EWMH
> (or I think, in a couple of cases, by ICCCM).

I understand.  But shouldn't we just use the Python thing on
XML instead of the m4 thing on, well, m4 to generate the C
code anyway, is all I'm saying?


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