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(07-02-2019, 12:13 AM)eduarch42 Wrote: 1- Which way for implementing keybindings is recommended

There's no recommendation in my opinion, it depends what the user wants in the window manager. A window manager has two functions: Layout and control. It's how you implement those that defines the philosophy of your window manager. This topic goes deep, you can take a look a this research paper or this article/podcast

(07-02-2019, 12:13 AM)eduarch42 Wrote: 2- What can i make to make the wm fully compatible with wmutils and xdotool?

Your window manager will support wmutils if it's written for X11, there's no other requirement. Maybe some functionalities like the changing of borders may not work if you redraw the borders within your window manager. As for xdotool, it's mostly the same, your X server implementation should come with the XTEST extension, which mostly always do these days. There's some features within xdotool that require you to implement some EWMH (Extended Window Manager Hints). You could check the specs for more info:

(07-02-2019, 12:13 AM)eduarch42 Wrote: 3- Is there anything that any of you would like a wm to have? Any curious feature?
Being lightweight while at the same time allow composition. Things like zooming. Good support for EWMH also.

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Window Manager creation questions - by eduarch42 - 07-02-2019, 12:13 AM
RE: Window Manager creation questions - by venam - 07-02-2019, 01:28 AM
RE: Window Manager creation questions - by jkl - 07-02-2019, 06:34 AM