Every window manager creates a window over the root window?

Waldo Bastian bastian at kde.org
Wed Nov 30 11:22:32 PST 2005

On Wednesday 30 November 2005 04:47, Carlos Eduardo Rodrigues Diogenes wrote:
> Now, what you see? A screen that have only a half of useful space. Do
> you think that it is good? I know that with composite we can minimize
> this problem, but I talk with some user and test other magnifier
> applications and a better solution is roll the screen, so the user still
> see the non-magnified part and the magnified part. I know too that with
> composite we can simulate this roll operation, but the cost will be to
> high.

The composite manager is in an excellent position to provide this 
functionality, I don't see why the cost would be too high if implemented that 

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