Thoughts about decoration information in the xdg_shell

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at
Mon Nov 18 00:00:15 PST 2013

On segunda-feira, 18 de novembro de 2013 08:36:48, Martin Gräßlin wrote:
> Such a protocol would make runtime switching impossible, wouldn't it?

"Now you draw, now I draw" ? Yes.

> That's a really important use case for us to turn a tablet into a desktop
> and  vice versa.

I don't think so. You can implement tablet-to-desktop and vice-versa without 
changing roles.

In fact, I recommend you go for all-client decoration. Just negotiate *which* 
decoration to display.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT)
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center
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