scale/expose for xfwm4?
christian at twotoasts.de
Wed Aug 20 21:38:29 CEST 2008
Am Wed, 20 Aug 2008 19:24:52 +0100
schrieb Erlend Davidson <E.R.M.Davidson at sms.ed.ac.uk>:
> On 20 Aug 2008, at 16:57, Christian Dywan wrote:
> > Am Wed, 20 Aug 2008 13:37:58 +0200
> > schrieb Miek Gieben <miek at miek.nl>:
> >> [ Quoting samuel in "Re: scale/expose for xfwm4?"... ]
> >>>> will be horribly slow.
> >>>> there was something like "skippy" that worked with any window
> >>>> manager... not sure if the project is still out there... but that
> >>>> was a kind of expose clone for X
> >>> http://thegraveyard.org/skippy.php
> >> Thanks, but I know of that project, but isn't integration with
> >> xfwm4 a more interesting approach? My question is: is such
> >> integration difficult to do? (If not, I might give it a go
> >> myself)
> > The question is: what advantage do you see in integrating that
> > functionality with xfwm4? I'm using skippy now and then, it could be
> > improved, but it works good enough. Yet I don't see what would make
> > it better if it were part of xfwm4.
> The skippy effect is quite useful, and currently the best available
> implementation requires users to install Compiz (which is fine for
> many - but not lightweight).
That is simply a wrong assertion. Skippy doesn't depend on Compiz in
anyway. If at all, the extra fancy version may require a compositing
manager to be running, which is built-in to xfwm4 anyway.
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