Use-case when positioning a window is necessary

David Edmundson david at
Tue Aug 9 14:46:30 UTC 2022

>And that is where positioning is necessary: to not occlude the line of
text where the cursor is, and to show the documentation at a sensible
place (near the cursor position).

xdg-foreign will just get that window on top. You don't have any
control of where on top it is, merely a child-parent relationship
It will occlude or be nowhere near the cursor. xdg-foreign alone won't
be a complete solution.


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