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Re: Proposal for a new API to fullscreen

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Proposal for a new API to fullscreen
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 11:59:51 +0200
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Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

That's not fullscreen, but maximize.  The difference is that the latter
still shows things like the taskbar and window decoration.  The
fullscreen mode has to be requested by the application.


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