jasper at xfce.org
Thu Jun 9 13:12:33 CEST 2005
On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 01:10:09PM +0200, Olivier FOURDAN wrote:
> Xfwm4 computes the best suitable placement for a window before showing it. It basically means that it scans the whole screen, 8pix by 8pix computing the global overlap between every visible window at each iteration.
> That benchmark shows nothing at all. If you remove the smart palcement, xfwm4 would probably be a lot faster *for that benchmark* but would be a lot less usable IMO.
> The speed of a window manager doesn't come from its ability to map windows as quickly as possible, but to respond to user (ie resize/move windows).
That's what I thought, thanks ;-) Just wanted to make sure.
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