Collaboration on standard Wayland protocol extensions
sir at cmpwn.com
Mon Mar 28 20:47:58 UTC 2016
On 2016-03-28 10:50 PM, Martin Peres wrote:
> >Client->Server: What features do you support?
> >Server->Client: These privledged features are available.
> >Client->Server: I want this feature (nonblocking)
> >[compositor prompts user to agree]
> >Server->Client: Yes/no
> >[compositor enables the use of those protocols for this client]
> That looks like the bind operation to me. Why do you need a
> new protocol?
How do you propose clients would communicate their intentions to
compositors? I may be misunderstanding.
> So, you are OK with being asked *every time* if you accept that VLC
> is trying to go fullscreen? I most definitely am not :D
No, the compositor can remember your choice.
> (following what chrome and firefox are doing is likely a good idea).
I agree, permission management on Firefox is good.
More information about the wayland-devel