[Tkabber] kde or wmaker dock icon

Marshall Rose mrose@dbc.mtview.ca.us
Sat, 14 Dec 2002 14:27:38 -0800


> Hello, Marshall!
> 
> On Fri, 13 Dec 2002 15:11:55 -0800, you said:
> 
>  MR> i recently switched from KDE to gnome, and have come to the conlusion
>  MR> that the docking/status-tray stuff just doesn't work. i've tried 6
>  MR> different window managers and can't get either tkabber nor gabber to
>  MR> dock.  after spending an hour with google reviewing various gnome and kde
>  MR> mailing lists, i've come to the conclusion that one reason bill gates
>  MR> gets to rule the world, is that the people working for him are willing to
>  MR> pick one way to do docking and it just works...
> 
> X protocol also have standard to get such docking icons: in ICCCM defined
> WM_HINTS property icon_window.  WMaker use it, and I hope some another window
> managers too (fvwm?).  But developers of kde and gnome it seems don't want to
> read ICCCM, they use their own "right" way for many things :(

true. well, i tested the latest dockingtray.tcl under fluxbox, and it works
great, so hopefully, problem solved...

m/tr