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Re: Proposal for a new API to fullscreen

From: René Kyllingstad
Subject: Re: Proposal for a new API to fullscreen
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 08:58:51 -0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (windows-nt)

* Tassilo Horn:
>  On Tuesday 19 August 2008 09:46:42 Ivan Kanis wrote:
>  Hi!
> > By fullscreen I mean no taskbar, emacs take all the screen estate.
>  Isn't fullscreen display of some application window something the window
>  manager should deal with, not the application itself?  For example in
>  KDE or stumpwm you can make any window fullscreen (via a window menu or
>  a keybinding), and I'm sure it's the same for GNOME and most/all other
>  windowmanagers.
>  The only situation where I can imagine that a application side command
>  is useful, is when you don't use a window manager at all and your
>  .xinitrc only starts emacs.  But then one could use the -g option for
>  the same effect...

What if you live in Emacs, and use the same config on many window managers
and platforms?  Then it's nice to configure it once in Emacs.

-- René

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