[RFC weston] Views: Should we have a concept of "primary"?

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Thu Sep 19 13:34:44 PDT 2013

I did not see that they were not visible to the client. This makes sense 

I would guess that the compositor would turn surfaces+buffers into 
views+buffers, and the final compositing step would not interact with 
the surface objects at all.

Jason Ekstrand wrote:
> Bill,
> Sorry for not responding sooner.  It kind of got lost in the pile.
> On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 5:26 PM, Bill Spitzak <spitzak at gmail.com 
> <mailto:spitzak at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Can't buffers already be shared between surfaces? I don't
>     understand what problem or solution views are trying to address.
> Yes, they can.  However, views have nothing whatsoever to do with the 
> protocol and are entirely a weston scenegraph thing.  Clients should 
> be completely unaware of them.

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