Custom plasma shell

Martin Gräßlin kde at
Thu Feb 10 17:36:06 CET 2011

On Thursday 10 February 2011 11:37:55 Ivan Čukić wrote:
> > Just an uninformed idea. But couldn't the scripting capabilities of Kwin
> > and plasmoidviewer help to at least do a proof of concept? Instead of
> > writing a new windows manager from scratch?!?
> I haven't looked at the scripting API for KWin, so I have no idea how
> powerful it is. Martin?
No it's not that powerfull. It provides access to what KWin provides and the 
idea is completely out of scope of KWin. So yes it would end as a new window 
manager, which would be the worst possible timepoint to start doing it as 
first we need to know whether X or Wayland is the future ;-)

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