[Xmonad] Docks and things

Spencer Janssen sjanssen at cse.unl.edu
Sat Jun 2 02:43:01 EDT 2007

On Fri, 01 Jun 2007 19:10:16 +0100
Bruce Stephens <xmonad at cenderis.demon.co.uk> wrote:

> Is XMonad intended to respect _NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE_DOCK?  I note that
> when I start applications like kicker, gkrellm, etc., (which xprop
> sort of get managed (xmonad gives them a suitable managed window,
> though often it's blank (because the application's drawn itself
> elsewhere)).  Shouldn't xmonad just ignore such client windows?

xmonad is intentionally ignorant of EWMH hints like
_NET_WM_WINDOW_TYPE_DOCK at the moment.  We're considering using the
_NET_WM_STRUT property to automatically manage windows as statusbars.
Stay tuned for more info.

Spencer Janssen

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