taskbar panel transparency
Brian J. Tarricone
bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue May 3 04:30:06 CEST 2005
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> Thanks for all the replies. one last question. why am i able to enable
> transparency for panels in gnome, even though i'm not using the xorg
> server, as supposedly XFree86 doesnt have compositing code included in it?
Because that's not 'real' transparency. gnome-panel takes a snapshot of
the root window behind it, and paints that on the background of the
panel. It's pretty hacky, isn't great on performance, and doesn't fit
with Xfce's philosophy to implement something like that.
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