client side decorations

Michal Suchanek hramrach at
Thu May 12 00:56:09 PDT 2011

On 12 May 2011 05:41, microcai <microcai at> wrote:
> I personally does support and only support client side decoration.
> Move and resize ? Better be done in the server side.
> Average application should never care about where its windows is. The
> compositor cares and move them without notify the client.
> If the unusual application does care where its windows is , go and ask
> the compositor.
> And how big?
> They can't care how big a windows is in the pixel, but in the inch.

The application draws a bitmap so it must care about pixels but should
also care about DPI.

You could do it the other way around if you were drawing in vector
graphics. For that go to OS X, or NEXT, those are the only two that
support vector graphics natively AFAIK.



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