[Mplayer-users] ICCCM compliance

Rajesh Fowkar rfowkar at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 13 23:45:23 CEST 2001

Will anything be done on this count in mplayer ?

With xv I really get excellent video true full screen but with sdl
some part from right and left side of screen remains black for some

Hope the problem of xv driver for mplayer is fixed soon so that I can
use it with icewm.

Warm Regards

Mathias Hasselmann saw fit to inform me that: 
>   Someone showed my that part of your FAQ
>Q: I have problems with icewm and fullscreen xv mode..
>A: Known problem, icewm sucks.
>   Poor statement. Specially since your code proves that you have never
>read the ICCCM (Inter-Client Communication Conventions Manual, 
>www.tronche.com/gui/x/icccm/) -- a document describing how window managers
>and X clients are expected to interact.
>   Well. Fortunatly it's rather easy to fix this bad behaviour of mplayer
>(which dreams that it cold predict how a window manager would place it's
>windows). See this bug reports to get an idea how to fix mplayer's
>PS: Mplayer is a really nice piece of software I recommand everyone who
>wants to hear. Would be nice if I wouldn't have to add any comments about
>how to make it work with IceWM anymore...

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