Re: [dev] [dwm] [patch] USPosition, USSize

From: Petr Sabata <>
Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 08:47:37 +0200

On Mon, Aug 08, 2011 at 11:37:55PM -0400, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 10:08 PM, Connor Lane Smith <> wrote:
> > Basically these two fields state that the client's geometry has been
> > chosen specifically by the user, and the window manager ought to
> > respect that. But we don't, we just tile the window anyway. The
> > traditional X utilities all set this field when the user passes them
> > the '-geom' (or similar) flag, including xterm, rxvt, and so on.
> This might be the historical reason these exist, but they were
> conceived before the advent of modern tiling window managers, and imo
> clients shouldn't be managing themselves anyway. Further, there's no
> telling what kind of weird-ass program might be abusing these without
> anyone as yet knowing. Please don't merge this patch into mainline;
> I'd like xterm et al to behave just they way they have been.


But I use resizehints = False; so it won't affect me anyway...

# Petr Sabata

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