cygwin XFree86 as windows window manager ?
Mon Jun 12 07:25:00 GMT 2000

On Mon, 12 Jun 2000, Suhaib Siddiqi wrote:

> > I was not suggesting buidling the X protocolos into litestep.  I was
> > suggesting building the windows shell capabilities into XFree86.
> You are syggesting a whole new kind of X-server project.  You are welcome
> to work on it and we would gladly merge your changes to source tree.

Correct.  Although it sounds like the benifits I'm looking for (full
window manager control) are not possible.

> > I want enlightenment to handle my entire windows desktop.
> Not clear!  Do you want elightment to manage Win32 and X desktops?
> Not possible at present.  We will gladly accept new contributions.

Well, the impression I've gotten is that it is just impossible, because
the stuff I want from enlightenment (window title bars, etc), is handled
at a lower level than the desktop shell which we could potentiall replace.

The goal listed on the web page of allowing explorer to handle the window
management of X apps, while it does not give us as much control, seems
like the only way to achieve a uniform interface between X & windows apps.


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