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authorHavoc Pennington <hp@src.gnome.org>2003-01-10 05:02:20 +0000
committerHavoc Pennington <hp@src.gnome.org>2003-01-10 05:02:20 +0000
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@@ -10,7 +10,7 @@ COMPILING METACITY
===
You need GTK+ 2.0, ideally the latest in the 2.0.x series. For
-multihead/Xinerama support to work, you need GTK+ 2.1.x or 2.2. For
+multihead/Xinerama support to work, you need GTK+ 2.2. For
startup notification to work you need libstartup-notification at
http://www.freedesktop.org/software/startup-notification/ or on the
GNOME ftp site. You also need GConf 1.2 (unless building a funky
@@ -213,6 +213,20 @@ METACITY FEATURES
- and much more! well, maybe not a lot more.
+HOW TO ADD EXTERNAL FEATURES
+===
+
+You can write a metacity "plugin" such as a pager, window list, icon
+box, task menu, or even things like "window matching" using the
+Extended Window Manager Hints. See http://www.freedesktop.org for the
+EWMH specification. An easy-to-use library called "libwnck" is
+available that uses the EWMH and is specifically designed for writing
+WM accessories.
+
+You might be interested in existing accessories such as "Devil's Pie"
+by Ross Burton, which add features to Metacity (or other
+EWMH-compliant WMs).
+
METACITY BUGS, NON-FEATURES, AND CAVEATS
===