Announce: EWMH 1.2

Matthias Clasen maclas at
Mon Oct 7 19:09:40 BST 2002

Version 1.2 of the Extended Window Manager Hints (EWMH) specification is
now available at

What is this spec?

This spec defines interactions between window managers, applications,
and the utilities that form part of a desktop environment. It builds on
the ICCCM.

What is new in 1.2 ?

Notable additions include 

* support for fullscreen windows, splash screens and utility windows
* a recommended stacking order for different window types
* geometry between desktops 

Matthias Clasen

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