xfwm4 feature request

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at xfce.org
Thu Jan 15 07:45:50 CET 2004

Hi Edscott,

I'm sorry I won't add this just for a single user that defines a
3072x2400 screen for an actual 1152x864 resolutions...

Oh, and I hardly see how your config saves memory...


On Wed, 2004-01-14 at 23:35, edscott wilson garcia wrote:
> I have a feature request for xfwm4. Something apparently simple, I hope.
> The feature is an option to place new windows (regardless of what the
> application asks the wm) wherever the user wants them. IOW, an option to
> behave like twm. 
> Why? Say a user upgrades his video card to a 64 MB thing. Current server
> memory is 256 MB. So to free up server memory and use video memory and
> make things go faster, the user defines a virtual screen of 3072x2400 on
> a 1152x864 resolution screen (all desktops on the same screen, so to
> speak). This demands the ability to place new windows at will, or else 
> there is no way to know where they are. This forces the user to use twm.
> Which makes the panel complain on startup. And xfdekstop does not work
> too good either.
> regards,
> Edscott
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