[Xcb] EWMH API for XCB

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed Dec 16 23:51:50 PST 2009


On Wed, 16 Dec 2009 22:19:11 -0800, Barton C Massey <bart at cs.pdx.edu>
> I don't recall that there's anything in the X Protocol
> Specification that prevents servers from hardwiring atoms
> other than the standard ones.  Just the presence of an
> extension with the right version number (e.g. a sufficiently
> advanced MISC extension) could indicate this.

Pardon my ignorance, but don't you need a round trip to check for an
extension as well? Wouldn't that just replace one round trip for another
one in the successful case, and add one extra round trip in the failure

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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