cross-client surface references
jadahl at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 06:53:35 PDT 2015
On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 03:10:51PM +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Thu, 2015-07-09 at 20:58 +0800, Jonas Ådahl wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 09, 2015 at 01:26:09PM +0100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > > Or rather, xdg_foreign.reparent_as_dialog_into(xdg_surface). I like
> > > the idea of limiting the surface area as much as possible, to not
> > > only
> > > make it explicit as to what is and isn't possible, but also because
> > > it
> > > makes it easier for compositors to implement.
> > Yea, an inverse of xdg_surface.set_parent on xdg_foreign sounds like
> > the
> > best option to me too. We can't be too specific though, adding too
> > much
> > DE design into the protocol (like making it modal or other things
> > that
> > might not apply to non-GNOME(?)). Not adding too much new terminology
> > might be preferable as well. There is no such thing as a "dialog"
> > anywhere yet for example; is it different from a xdg_surface with a
> > parent, and if so in what ways?
That sounds good to me.
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