Re: [wmii] Floating window disappears

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 16 May 2006 16:04:57 +0200

On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 03:09:23PM +0200, Sander van Dijk wrote:
> On 5/16/06, Denis Grelich <> wrote:
> >Though the WM should abide to the hints the windows provide.
> As far as size is concerned, windows can request whatever they want,
> but the wm has the last say there according to ICCCM, if I'm not
> mistaken (inc-handling being an exception). Not sure about hints in
> general, but the fact that they are called 'hints' suggests that it's
> still up to the wm to decide whether or not to grand a client its
> request...

That is correct. Although ICCCM defines hints like increments or
fixed sizes. But the rule that a client should work with any
size the WM provides, has higher precedence (it is basically the
base rule of size-related questions in ICCCM).


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