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Re: Interface screenshot

From: Dennis Leeuw
Subject: Re: Interface screenshot
Date: Wed, 09 May 2001 19:14:19 +0200

"Chris B. Vetter" wrote:

> On Wed, 09 May 2001 08:15:12 +0200
> Dennis Leeuw wrote:
> > > dennis -
> > > no WindowMaker code anywhere.  i've simply rewritten aewm in
> > > objective-c using the GNUstep libraries; the mention of xgps
> > > was to simply tag a disclaimer on the description of Interface
> > > as a "pure GNUstep window manager", because at the moment i'm
> > > still making all of the calls to Xlib directly, whereas in the
> > > final product it will be making them via the xgps libs (thus
> > > utilizing GNUstep as much as possible).
> > And if I use xdps ?
> That's exactly where I'm stuck too, right now. There seems no way
> to JUST utilize Foundation/AppKit to write a WM, so you have to
> "fall back" to using xgps/xdps function calls - or worse - Xlib
> directly (which in my opinion is not an option at all).
> eg.
> I've been poking around the whole weekend to find out how to do
> a "clean" check for another windowmanager already running, without
> using Xlib, xgps or xdps directly.
> AppKit doesn't provide any functionality for that. However, you could
> use DPS-operators, which (again, in my opinion) is not really an option.

As far as I know the NeXT windowmanager was written in postscript.

Hint ;)


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