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Re: gnustep back compile problem

From: Fred Kiefer
Subject: Re: gnustep back compile problem
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2009 23:27:10 +0100
User-agent: Thunderbird (X11/20081112)

David Chisnall wrote:
 > The shape extension is a pretty basic part of X11.  I don't think I've
> seen an X server in over a decade that didn't support it.  XFixes makes
> it a lot simpler to use though and allows clipping lists to be stored on
> the server as an opaque type, and it's largely unrequired with the
> composite extension.  What does GNUstep use the shape extension for?  I
> don't think I've seen any GNUstep apps with holes in windows, and
> haven't seen anything in GORM for creating them.

We only use it for drag images, there we restrict the window that
represents the drag to the visible bits of the image. Not the most
interesting use of that feature, I know.

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