pointer-constraints protocol: Removing lifetimes and persistency

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu May 17 12:14:51 UTC 2018

Hi Drew,

On 17 May 2018 at 13:11, Drew DeVault <sir at cmpwn.com> wrote:
> On 2018-05-15  3:01 PM, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
>> FWIW, both SDL and Xwayland uses “persistent” and we have working
>> implementations of the protocol in weston/libweston and mutter, so it might
>> be hard to convince people (both compositor and clients developers) to drop
>> their working implementation to simplify the development of other
>> compositors...
> It's an unstable protocol, they should expect to make changes.

That's fine, but we would have to look at the trade-off: they would
have to drop functionality they use, in exchange for something which
is worse for them.


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