Fwd: mapping of minimized windows

Florian Martys florian.martys at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 03:02:51 PDT 2010

Ok, Thank you for your help!

2010/4/23 Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net>:
> On Fre, 2010-04-23 at 11:41 +0200, Florian Martys wrote:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Florian Martys <florian.martys at gmail.com>
>> Date: 2010/4/23
>> Subject: Re: mapping of minimized windows
>> To: Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net>
>> Thank you for your answer, Michel!
>> Although not being a developer, from what I read so far everything
>> points towards X being the upstream part responsible for this issue...
> No, 'minimized windows' is entirely a window manager concept.
>> Leaving the Scale Plugin aside, the ALT-TAB behaviour can't be a
>> Compiz issue, right? As far as I understand you, you don't want map
>> minimized windows yourself (in X) because of higher ressources needed?
>> Well, don't you agree at all it is a usability bug and there has to be
>> done something about it? Any ideas how to minimize the ressources
>> needed? For instance by not constantly refreshing minimized windows
>> like you do it with active windows, couldn't you save a lot of
>> ressources by just saving a "screenshot" (probably what you meant with
>> the last pixmap anyway)?
> Exactly.
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