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Re: GTK+, WM, desktops and CSD




On Fri 2015-03-06 01:21:32, Florian Müllner wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 12:59 AM Paul Davis <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> 
> > consider a simple dialog. Should it have a close button or not? If the
> > application adds an explicit close button, there are now two areas of the
> > window as displayed by most WMs which will, upon being clicked, cause the
> > window to be hidden.
> >
> 
> Yes, in case of server-side decorations. When using client-side
> decorations, the expectation is that the WM does not add any controls at
> all and the application can add as many close buttons as it sees fit (read:
> one). Though to be honest, a simple dialog is not too interesting

Well, there's slight difference: if the application hangs, the
WM-provided close button will still work (application hung, force
close?) while the client-side close button will be useless.
									Pavel
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