idea: screen-like utility for X11 / proxy server

Michel Dänzer michel at
Tue Apr 15 01:01:44 PDT 2008

On Mon, 2008-04-14 at 23:25 +0100, Glynn Clements wrote:
> Many (most?) toolkits allow widgets to be explicitly realised and
> unrealised; e.g. GTK+ has gtk_widget_realize() and
> gtk_widget_unrealize(). It wouldn't be particularly hard to allow
> widgets to be unrealised, then re-realised on another screen or
> display.

In fact, it's been possible for a while with GTK+. See the 'Change
Display' demo of gtk-demo.

Earthling Michel Dänzer           |
Libre software enthusiast         |          Debian, X and DRI developer

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