On Sat, 2009-12-26 at 16:16 +0200, Alexia Death wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 3:57 PM, Sven Neumann <s...@gimp.org> wrote:
> > In what way exactly does it not treat the window hints right? The spec
> > doesn't clearly define what's the right behavior. These hints are just
> > hints and there is no well-defined behavior that a window manager should
> > implement to deal with these hints.
> Then perhaps somebody should define it. And I still think that not
> defined is not an excuse to not fix a usability problem and the
> problem is, that utility windows behind main window are not
> accessible.

That implies that there would be a main window. But the spec doesn't
have the notion of a main window that the utility windows belong to.
Clearly the spec is not suited for what GIMP tries to achieve. But over
all these years no one has cared enough to propose a change to the spec.


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