Wayland Window Management Proposal

Mark Constable markc at renta.net
Wed May 11 05:31:40 PDT 2011

On 2011-05-11, Michal Suchanek wrote:
> Maybe in an ideal world each application would be split
> into two (or more) processes, one taking care of the UI
> interaction and the other(s) doing the actual work so
> that the UI is always responsive.
> However, this is not the case and for moves and resizes
> to work properly they have to be done in the window
> manager. For many applications responding to UI events
> is rather low priority and when they are busy doing
> something the UI is not going to be handled.

Perhaps a compromise could be a wayland-client.so lib that
all compliant Wayland applications must link to at runtime
and it provides consistant window management functionality.

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