[xmonad] Issue 532 in xmonad: _NET_WM_STATE_DEMANDS_ATTENTION support

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New issue 532 by maar... at de-vri.es: _NET_WM_STATE_DEMANDS_ATTENTION support

The _NET_WM_STATE_DEMANDS_ATTENTION atom is part of the EWMH specification  
and can be used to indicate that something happened in a window. It's  
apparently a somewhat weaker hint than the urgency flag of WM_HINTS,  
because EWMH say that windows expecting immediate attention should still  

Either way, the current UrgencyHook doesn't respect  
_NET_WM_STATE_DEMANDS_ATTENTION. This impacts amongst others all Qt  
applications, since Qt only uses ..._DEMANDS_ATTENTION and never WM_HINTS.

I patched UrgencyHook to also respect _NET_WM_STATE_DEMANDS_ATTENTION. I'm  
not much of a Haskell expert though, so I suggest someone takes a good look  
at it and point out what I did wrong.

	ewmh_demands_attention.dpatch  7.9 KB

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