Why isn't Xwayland just a Wayland client?

Joseph Burt caseorum at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 13:59:17 UTC 2017

Hi Daniel,

On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 1:09 PM, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> No-one wanted to write yet another X11 window manager; what's there is
> there by necessity so as not to break existing clients. For instance,
> pop-up menus rely heavily on the global co-ordinate system remaining
> intact.

Are popup notifications impossible in Wayland clients? How is that
solved for them?


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