Wayland Window Management Proposal

Michal Suchanek hramrach at centrum.cz
Wed May 18 03:02:54 PDT 2011

On 17 May 2011 18:01, Sam Spilsbury <smspillaz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think the wayland compositor could track how long the clients take to
>> respond to events. They would only disable if they suddenly took several
>> times longer than before. If the recorded lag exceeds a threshold the
>> compositor could resort to rubber-band resize.
> What is a "response to an event"?
> Avoiding a system where clients are making needless communication with
> the compositor all the time just so that you can implement a fall-back
> policy when client-side policy doesn't work would probably be a good
> thing.

In the case of a resize event the response includes submitting a
buffer containing resized window content to the compositor.

The compositor requires this new resized content to draw the window so
it cannot be avoided.



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