Travis Watkins alleykat at gmail.com
Thu Oct 29 09:20:31 PDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Fabien Meghazi <agr at amigrave.com> wrote:
>> _NET_WM_STATE_HIDDEN serves this purpose.  The bug you reference is
>> marked invalid and references _HIDDEN.  There is no semantic difference
>> between hidden, minimized, and iconified.
> I'm confused here.
> If I understand correctly, you say that _NET_WM_STATE_HIDDEN serves
> the purpose of minimizing window.
> When using this in a terminal window
> wmctrl -r :ACTIVE: -b add,hidden
> the terminal window should be minimized. But it does not (while wmctrl
> does it's job correctly).
> So if I understand you correctly, the bug is in metacity ? It does not
> minimize windows when receiving _NET_WM_STATE_HIDDEN ??

I'd say the bug is wmctrl not using XIconifyWindow [1] but perhaps
that is out of scope for what it is trying to do.

[1] http://tronche.com/gui/x/xlib/ICC/client-to-window-manager/XIconifyWindow.html

Travis Watkins

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