|author||Havoc Pennington <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2002-07-10 12:26:00 +0000|
|committer||Havoc Pennington <email@example.com>||2002-07-10 12:26:00 +0000|
couple of updates
2002-07-10 Havoc Pennington <firstname.lastname@example.org> * README: couple of updates * src/main.c (usage): add --replace to usage, reported by Matthias Clasen
Diffstat (limited to 'README')
1 files changed, 10 insertions, 6 deletions
@@ -136,6 +136,14 @@ METACITY FEATURES
- considers the panel when placing windows and maximizing
+ - handles the window manager selection from the ICCCM. Will exit if
+ another WM claims it, and can claim it from another WM if you pass
+ the --replace argument. So if you're running another
+ ICCCM-compliant WM, you can run "metacity --replace" to replace it
+ with Metacity.
+ - does basic colormap handling
METACITY BUGS, NON-FEATURES, AND CAVEATS
@@ -143,12 +151,8 @@ METACITY BUGS, NON-FEATURES, AND CAVEATS
to navigate graphically; this does NOT include GNOME 1.x,
but should include GNOME 2 and KDE 3.
- - I haven't even read the ICCCM section about colormaps. So if you
- have an 8-bit display you are probably screwed.
- - Metacity doesn't properly claim the window manager selection
- as described in the ICCCM. But then, most other window managers
- don't handle this correctly either.
+ - doesn't do WM_COLORMAPS from the ICCCM, may matter on some really
+ old obscure hardware with some really obscure apps.
- There are probably other ICCCM-compliance issues.