Considering workspace margins (was Re: Mozilla window startup position)

Andrew Conkling andrewski at
Tue May 11 16:43:55 CEST 2004

On Tue, 2004-05-11 at 16:40 +0200, Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
> None of those are 'normal' windows with window decorations.
> Non-decorated windows are usually panels or docks and are not managed by
> the wm at all. They normally provide their own way to move them.
> In fact margins are useful mostly to make sure that special windows like
> the above-mentioned remain visible or won't cover the window when they
> are set to be always on top.

Right, and yes (as Brian said), having these windows open up outside the
margins is not only OK, it's exactly why I have them.  Thanks for
clarifying this behaviour, even if some programs don't seem to listen
all the time. :)

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