Collaboration on standard Wayland protocol extensions

Drew DeVault sir at
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.

Drew DeVault

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