3.2 review on osnews

Jason Keirstead jason at keirstead.org
Fri Jan 16 18:55:22 GMT 2004

On January 16, 2004 10:13 am, David Faure wrote:
> On Friday 16 January 2004 15:06, Jason Keirstead wrote:
> > On January 16, 2004 9:51 am, David Faure wrote:
> > > Because if you don't have the window, then both xsnow and 'netscape
> > > -remote' work, which isn't the case when you have the window (it's one
> > > or the other in that case, hence the checkbox in "Configure desktop").
> >
> > Makes sense. But, if this is the case, why doesn't KDE stop the kdesktop
> > process when this window is gone?
> >
> > It doesn't seem to be doing anything usefull in this case. It can't
> > accept drags, it isn't managing the background (it's on the root window)
> > ?
> Screensaver (and locking), minicli ... hmm maybe also the RMB?

No, the RMB does not work with no icons, since there is no window to  put it 
in. Same with MiniCLI. When you turn off the icons KDesktop is pretty much 
useless :P

KDesktop does the screensaver? I thought that was a separate process.

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