Gecko installer

Mike Hearn mike at
Thu Jun 15 12:06:51 CDT 2006

Yes this problem with the lack of child windows is most troublesome.

I wonder if there is another way to solve this though. By using
COMPOSITE to redirect the window heirarcy of the embedded window to a
pixmap we can proxy events and copy the pixmap to simulate window
embedding, without actually doing so.

However it is probably best to ignore this for now, there is nothing
wrong with using a Windows gecko. Especially if it is included in

On 6/15/06, Jacek Caban <jacek at> wrote:
> I think Alexandre can give you the best answer. Yes, the problem is
> mostly because of lack of child X windows. The main thing we'd have to
> add to XEmbed spec is clipping but probably there will be more problems.
> And I have no idea if freedesktop guys will accept what we need as
> clipping in XEmbed spec is useless for most apps (probably everyone
> except Wine).

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