new hint for EWMH

Vincent Untz vuntz at
Fri Jul 27 09:55:41 PDT 2007


Le vendredi 27 juillet 2007, à 11:31 +0300, Tapani Pälli a écrit :
> Hello,
> I would like to suggest a new hint '_NET_INPUT_AREAS' for EWMH to be
> used by window managers and toolkit. This hint would be a list of
> rectangles where input method is located. This allows toolkits (Gtk
> etc.) to place it's temporary windows (that might have input-entries)
> like popup-menu's so that they won't cover input-method areas and user
> can interact with those windows.
> I have suggested to have this patch for Matchbox window manager :
> Maemo Gtk+ (and likely other embedded solutions + desktop tablet pc
> users) are interested to have this hint.
> Waiting for your input,
> // Tapani Pälli
> p.s. sorry if this mail is a duplicate, i'm not sure if first one got through at all

You should probably send this to wm-spec-list:



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