Re: [wmii] wmii-3 on MacOS X?

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 14:36:26 +0200

On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 12:12:38PM +0200, Stefan Tibus wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 11:58:28AM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> > > Defining the managed area of a view existed in older versions of wmii
> > > and I already asked for it for other reasons, so I hope we will have
> > > this feature back some time. (E.g. I may like to put a floating app
> > > somewhere and not being covered by managed apps though it is not a
> > > special docking app or the like...)
> >
> > I'm not sure we really need this feature.
> Who is "we"?
> It would solve the issue with the MacOS menu. It would allow
> using existing dock-bars for dock-apps. It would allow me to
> run anything I want (e.g. some small text-mode app in an xterm)
> on some screen border and not getting resized or covered by
> rearrangements in the managed layer. (larswm had seomthing like
> a "tool" flag for such clients and tried not to overlap with
> such windows automatically - we don't need to go that far.)
> I'm not saying everybody needs it, but I can well imagine
> it's use. (And didn't you say this "managed area" is still
> handled within wmii? So why hide it to outside?)

If we are going to allow this option, the question arises if
this option should be view- or screen-specific.


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