ooh, ooh! more nitpicking
Harold L Hunt II
Tue Jun 3 21:39:00 GMT 2003
Yeah, that is definitely a feature that people getting paid to program
would implement. :)
I think we have many more fundamental problems to solve before we worry
about such issues.
Jack Tanner wrote:
> So I love the fact that my X-forwarded apps now show up in the Alt-Tab
> list with their proper icons. Except that now there's no way to
> distinguish at a glance between, say, a Mozilla running locally and a
> Mozilla running remotely -- they have the same icon.
> How about this for overloading a simple feature and opening a gazillion
> cans of worms: the icon shown for each X application in the Alt-Tab list
> (as well as in the taskbar, for completeness sake), gets it's default
> icon but with an faint X11-style letter "X" in the background. This
> letter X should be visible no matter what my system colors are.
> As a bonus point, the number of the X display should be embedded next to
> the X to disambiguate between the same application being shown on
> different X servers, but this bonus functionality should only be enabled
> if more than one X server is actually running.
> Flames to /dev/null; granted, this is a silly idea but it does point out
> a problem. Additional information could be sought by seeing how other
> application-forwarding software (e.g., VNC, NetMeeting, PC Anywhere,
> Citrix Metaframe or their ilk) disambiguate under such circumstances, or
> if they bother to do anything at all.
> For those still reading, here's an entertaining note: the citrix.com
> site currently carries an ad which reads "Citrix embraces and extends
> Windows Server 2003".
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