Unless it is really urgent, I would like to save this until after we release version 2.0.0. I did put the contents of your e-mail into the feature list, though.
I think the difference between minimizing a window and having another window partially cover a window is that in the latter case part of the window is still visible.
John F. Fay
From: Aleksandar Donev [mailto:adonev@Math.Princeton.EDU]
Sent: Monday, June 30, 2003 2:23 PM
Subject: [Freeglut-developer] Visibility callback under X
Sorry I've been quiet lately--I have work that needs to be finished before
vacation. The work uses freeglut though :-)
I am noticing that a visibility callback is not invoked when one minimizes a
window (under X), but it is if a window is obscured by another window. This
makes no sense. I don't really care what GLUT proper does, but a minimized
window cannot possibly be considered "Visible". We should have some extension
to provide a callback for this (say GLUT_MINIMIZED argument to glutVisibility
I do not know glX or X. Can someone help with this?
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