[PATCH] xdg-shell - yet another proposal.

Rafael Antognolli antognolli at gmail.com
Wed Nov 6 18:54:23 PST 2013

Please, ignore this email, apparently I sent the wrong thing (too sleepy now).

I'll send it again tomorrow.

On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 12:45 AM, Rafael Antognolli
<rafael.antognolli at intel.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm trying to summarize part of the discussion in this new patch, but it's not
> the final one.
> As far as I understood, the goal is to end up with something like this for
> keyboard focus:
> W = compositor
> A, Z = client surfaces
> Viewport change:
> W to Z: You are deactivated.
> W to A: You are activated.
> A to W: Do these things.
> So, I added "activated" and "deactivated" events, that the compositor can use
> to inform clients what they are. And there's a take_focus request that can be
> used by a client to ask for activation, but it's up to the compositor to
> decide.
> Regarding the surface fullscreen, maximized, etc, I added surface states as
> enum's, that can be set/unset, and events from the compositor to request that a
> given state should be set/unset.
> For those states that take parameters, I added separate requests for setting
> the parameters before setting the state. It should all take place after commit
> anyway, so that shouldn't matter much. Take a look at the docs and say what you
> think.
> I didn't change transient/popup surface types yet, but from what has been said
> in the ML thread, I think they also should be surface states now. Correct me if
> I'm wrong. Otherwise I'm going to send an updated version with those changes
> tomorrow.
> I also talked to jekstrand (I think) about stacking, will send an updated
> version with what I understood from that tomorrow. Should be simple.
> Any feedback is appreciated, and thank you guys for the input so far and the
> patience.
> Rafael Antognolli (1):
>   xdg_shell: Add a new shell protocol.
>  protocol/Makefile.am     |   2 +-
>  protocol/xdg-surface.xml | 518 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 519 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>  create mode 100644 protocol/xdg-surface.xml
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