Drawing minimized windows

John Hamel johnchamel at gmail.com
Sun Feb 15 21:02:51 PST 2009

Interesting. I know I heard somewhere that it was X that was doing it
but your answer does sound plausible. I'll double check with the
compiz devs to make sure I understand what's going on.

Incidentally, if it's the window manager that's creating the issue,
any chance you'd know if there are any window managers that do draw
minimized windows?

On 2/15/09, Keith Packard <keithp at keithp.com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-02-15 at 21:41 -0600, John Hamel wrote:
>> As I understand it this is a direct result of the minimized
>> windows not being drawn by X.
> 'minimized' is not a part of the window system, rather it's a window
> manager artifact. That window managers 'minimize' windows by unmapping
> them is not the fault of the window system.
> --
> keith.packard at intel.com

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