[PATCHv4] Add name event to xdg-output

Pekka Paalanen ppaalanen at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 07:16:22 UTC 2018

On Mon, 16 Apr 2018 08:40:52 -0400
Drew DeVault <sir at cmpwn.com> wrote:

> On 2018-04-16 10:53 AM, Pekka Paalanen wrote:
> > That's very clear, but is it precisely your intention? Would it make
> > more sense to define that the name does not change during the lifetime
> > of the wl_output global instead? That would guarantee that the name
> > will stay the same for the same wl_output global even if one creates
> > new xdg_output objects or even restarts the application or starts
> > another application.
> > 
> > Or do you think that's already implied by the previous paragraph?
> > 
> > Would there be any harm in using the lifetime of the wl_output global
> > in the wording? I think it would be more clear than the current wording.  
> I have updated it to the following:
> +    The name event is sent after creating an xdg_output (see
> +    xdg_output_manager.get_xdg_output). This event is only sent once per
> +    xdg_output, and the name does not change over the lifetime of the
> +    wl_output.
> Will wait a while for a little more feedback to come in and then will
> send off a new patch.

Hi Drew,

should it be "wl_output global", to differentiate from "wl_output
object" (wl_proxy)?

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