Drop kwin's fullscreen hack

Marco Martin notmart at gmail.com
Sun Aug 30 22:27:59 CEST 2009

On 8/30/09, Christoph Feck <christoph at maxiom.de> wrote:
> Hm, if it is full screen, but applications should appear above it, wouldn't
> that qualify for a "desktop" window type?
kinda, but we want it appear in the taskbar, alt+tab and present
windows  and being able to go over other windows
> And are you saying the netbook shell does not use netwm?
it does, what would be broken are applications that does not use it,
but do they still exist and are relevant?

> Am Sunday 30 August 2009 19:06:34 schrieb Marco Martin:
>> On 8/30/09, Martin Gräßlin <kde at martin-graesslin.com> wrote:
>> > Attached is a patch to remove kwin's fullscreen hack for not-netwm
>> > windows without borders and the screen geometry. I want to drop it
>> > because the Plasma
>> > netbook shell has no border and has the screen geometry and has said to
>> > be not
>> > fullscreen, but is made fullscreen by the hack and by that set above all
>> > other
>> > windows which isn't intended.
>> +1 that would be an huuge help :D
>> > Are there any reasons to not commit the patch? It will break legacy
>> > applications, but after all that time I think we could start enforcing
>> > netwm ;-) And it is still possible to define a window rule for
>> > supporting
>> > the legacy
>> > applications.
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