Re: [wmii] "Rows" of columns? (feature/behaviour suggestion)

From: Denis Grelich <>
Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 18:57:55 +0100

On Wed, 14 Feb 2007 12:22:27 -0500
Kris Maglione <> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 05:46:37PM +0100, Denis Grelich wrote:
> >This is impossible. You can't show a window two times on the same
> >screen. I don't even know how that would work semantically, since the
> >sizes of the two instances of the window could differ.
> It's possible, it's just ugly and rather pointless. You just have to
> have separate frames for each instance of the client and paint it
> with some indicator where the two collide. Even if that weren't ugly,
> there's little to be gained by this behavior. I'd consider it for
> Xinerama support (but I've decided against it so far), but definately
> not for "rows of columns". That is incredibly clumsy and altogether
> worthless in my appraisal.

Hm? The client has to know what size it has to be, mustn't it? If frame
A is 100x200 and frame B is 150x300, both containing the same client,
what happens then?
Received on Wed Feb 14 2007 - 19:08:40 UTC

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