Re: [wmii] More newbie strangeness -- no window decorations?

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 14:46:37 +0200

On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 12:21:58PM +0200, wrote:
> Quoting "Anselm R. Garbe" <>:
> >On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 11:49:08AM +0200, Stefan Tibus wrote:
> >>On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 11:24:14AM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> >>> wmii treats applications
> >>> which windows request the size of the display as fullscreen
> >>> apps, which are always floating.
> >>Does this mean that a managed application with a single window in
> >>the corresponding view will be floating the next time when it
> >>stores the size (fullscreen, as it was the only window) on quit
> >>and requests that one again on start-up?
> >
> >If a window requests exactly screen size, it will be floating
> >and cover the screen (this has to be done to support
> >fullscreen-windows like mplayer, xpdf -fullscreen etc.).
> why not set only a window fullscreen if it asks to do it ? (by sending
> a request to the root window). mplayer for example support this.

You mean EWMH hints? Nah, that will break with apps not
supporting EWMH. It works quite well, if an app requests screen
size to handle it as fullscreen app. Many other WMs do it the
same way.


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