ICCCM Window Deletion

Russell Shaw rjshaw at netspace.net.au
Sat Apr 22 21:10:34 PDT 2006

In the ICCCM, it says: Window Deletion
   Clients, usually those with multiple top-level windows, whose server connection
   must survive the deletion of some of their top-level windows, should include the
   atom WM_DELETE_WINDOW in the WM_PROTOCOLS property on each such window. They will
   receive a ClientMessage event as described above whose data[0] field is

Why does destroying a client top-level window terminate the server connection if it
has more than one top-level window?

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