[openbox] OpenBox 3.0 and Transparency [longish]

Roman Neuhauser neuhauser at bellavista.cz
Thu Jan 8 12:50:15 EST 2004

# ben at orodu.net / 2004-01-08 12:43:09 -0500:
> On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 02:55:11PM +0100, Roman Neuhauser wrote:
> >     Ok, so the next question is: FMPOV, this is a regression, but I
> >     don't believe it's been introduced without very resons that
> >     outweight the problems.
> It was introduced to make resizing without resizing the window contents
> nice, and not having garbage on your display.
> >     Maybe it's rxvt (and aterm) that's broken (I myself like the "too
> >     bad you don't play by the standards" approach), but I need to now
> >     it.
> It is rxvt and aterm at fault. They are setting their window to
> ParentRelative, which is just not right. Since Openbox draws in the frame
> window which is their parent, they do not get their desired results. They
> should grab the hints off the Root window and use them.

    thanks for the info, this is just what I wanted to hear. I'll go
    bug rxvt's author(s).

    it would be ubercool if you could provide me with some ammo in the
    form of a pointer to some standard documentation backing up your

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