[maemo-developers] Moving windows in Maemo

From: Tapani Pälli tapani.palli at nokia.com
Date: Wed Apr 18 13:40:13 EEST 2007
ext Murray Cumming wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-04-18 at 12:20 +0300, Eero Tamminen wrote:
> [snip]
>> You're asking for an option to set that dialog should be resizable
>> and movable?  (that's different from what you asked earlier)
>> Btw. If you want to know more about the standard for application
>> and window manager communication, see:
>>   http://standards.freedesktop.org/wm-spec/wm-spec-1.3.html
> Isn't this just an issue of the MatchBox window manager. It generally
> prefers to fullscreen windows and doesn't allow secondary windows to be
> moved or resized by the user, at least on Maemo. Obviously a user can
> move and resize windows on a regular GNOME desktop.
> That seems to be a fairly sane decision by the Maemo UI people in order
> to simplify the UI. It might not be to everyone's liking.
Yes, this is what it is. It is possible to have movable and resizable
dialogs with Matchbox, we just don't want them.

// Tapani

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