[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#382107: Bug#382107: Bug#382107: xfwm4: closed maximized windows start up with minimized window at maximum size

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Tue Apr 29 05:55:03 UTC 2008

On lun, 2008-04-28 at 19:59 -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > Basically, there's no clean way to do it.
> maybe this is more of a problem with those specific applications i
> mentioned (totem and sol)?  other applications like iceweasel, thunar,
> and lastfm seem to be able to recover their non-maximized size after
> being closed (while maximized) and reopened.  is it the responsibility
> of the window manager or the application to recover its window sizes
> correctly?

I'm not really into wm, but I'd say, when the app is closing, they
remember a size. When they are restarted, they request this size to the

Fullscreen apps are requesting a size bigger than the screen, and the wm
understand it needs to maximize them.

What size the app is requesting seems to be the apps responsibility.

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