[Wine] Concept: Wine as a workspace

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Apr 10 09:01:38 CDT 2009

On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 7:05 AM, MadnessRed <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hi, I had an idea which I would like to post. Not sure if this is the right place but I don't see anywhere else.
> Where you can run wine as a window. "Emulate Virtual Desktop", would it be possible to set a workspace up as a virtual desktop?
> I am interested to know what other people think, am I the only one who would like this or do other peopel thin its a good idea too?
> Also I a not sure how hard it would be to do, maybe there is a simple tweak or maybe it needs a lot of changes to the source.
> Anyway a quick mockup is below.
> [Image: http://madnessred.co.cc/anthony/concept.jpg ]

The point of a virtual desktop is to take away control from the window
manager. Making it a workspace would defeat that purpose (or require
much tighter integration with the wm, which would be hard to make work
across wm's).


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