Google Summer of Code 2010 Project Idea

Corbin Simpson mostawesomedude at
Mon Mar 22 18:29:31 PDT 2010

2010/3/22 Marcelo Galvão Póvoa <marspeoplester at>:
> Hello, I'm a student interested in participating in GSoC 2010 and I
> would like to submit a new idea for a project but I don't know if it
> is feasible because of technical or proprietary source code issues
> with Apple.
> My project would concern in providing a better Mac OS and X
> integration in some user-oriented aspects such as:
> - Separate every application window in its own dock icon and make it
> fully featured, including drag and drop files, exposé, etc.
> - Transform X windows into "native" windows, so they accept features
> such resize and move using Universal Access and dragging content into
> it.
> - Provide smoother scrolling via mouse/trackpad.
> This would benefit mostly users of GTK or wine applications like me.
> Any help/hint will be appreciated.
> Note: I'm resending this email to this list because the first time I
> did I guess it wasn't delivered because of Rich Text formatting. Sorry
> for any inconvenience.

You may want to resend to xquartz-dev (see

As mentioned on our GSoC wiki page
(, Apple is fairly friendly to
us, and willing to help.

Good luck!

~ C.

When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir? ~ Keynes

Corbin Simpson
<MostAwesomeDude at>

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