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Re: [wmx] Gnomificationhenri
- Fri Jun 18 18:44:00 1999
Martin von Weissenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
i'm on that list, but haven't gotten any traffic yet....
i guess i should look into XFCE and KDE a bit to see what they do
(what reqs. they have)
> In light of the latest messages re Alan Cox and Gnome, some of you may
> be interested in the following piece of news (copied from
> Window Manager Spec Initiative
> The Window Manager Spec needs revision. We want to make it a
> desktop-neutral specification, used by KDE, XFCE, and anyone else who
> wants to use it. There's already been some movement in this direction;
> Miguel has spoken with Raster about it, and I believe KDE is in on it
> too. A common spec will improve interoperability (mix-and-match
> pagers, etc.) and ease the maintenance burden on window manager
> authors. Window managers could even use the spec to implement their
> native pagers.
> Anyway, if you know about window managers and hints, or you maintain a
> window manager, please subscribe to the mailing list:
> Mail email@example.com with 'subscribe' in the subject.
> This list needs to have excellent signal-to-noise ratio so WM
> maintainers will stay on it; please, if you don't hack window
> managers, don't even subscribe. The list will be archived on
> www.gnome.org with the other lists. Let's hope these guys can reach a
> consensus and give us a nice spec to work with.
> It would be nice to get people from X.org or people who've worked on
> the Motif hints or other original X stuff involved here as well.
> Martin von Weissenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.hut.fi/~mweissen
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