Root property for desktop window id

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Wed Nov 26 15:00:12 EET 2003

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 ( 

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.


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