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Release Digest: GNOME, October 7, 2002

Oct 08, 2002, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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EWMH 1.2

Version 1.2 of the Extended Window Manager Hints (EWMH) specification is
now available at http://www.freedesktop.org/standards/wm-spec.html.

What is this spec?

This spec defines interactions between window managers, applications,
and the utilities that form part of a desktop environment. It builds on
the ICCCM.

What is new in 1.2 ?

Notable additions include 

* support for fullscreen windows, splash screens and utility windows
* a recommended stacking order for different window types
* geometry between desktops 

Matthias Clasen