Roland Mainz roland.mainz at
Thu Sep 23 00:47:32 EEST 2004

Keith Packard wrote:
> > This will likely require at least to depreciate some libX11 API, add new
> > ones which accept UTF-8 and a bump of the major shared library version
> > number of libX11... ;-(
> No.  Nothing needs to change in libX11 -- the EWMH are well supported in
> existing toolkits and window managers.

There are functions in libX11 and extensions libraries which cannot be
changed. That's why you have to bump libX11's shared library version
number and those of the extensions - and maybe even a new revision of
the wire protocol of the extensions is required, too.



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