Building X

Glynn Clements glynn at
Sat Sep 20 02:44:47 PDT 2008

Russell Shaw wrote:

> I realized that without a window manager you get an ugly black cross cursor
> which isn't real useful. X should've had a default arrow cursor.

IMHO, an arrow implies that it's pointing at "something", i.e. 
clicking a mouse button will have some effect related to whatever the
cursor is over, while the cross indicates "there's nothing here", i.e. 
clicks will be ignored.

Glynn Clements <glynn at>

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