VisibilityFullyObscured and Composite...

Soeren Sandmann sandmann at
Wed Oct 20 09:44:39 PDT 2004

Keith Packard <keithp at> writes:

> I suspect the best answer we might be able to provide would be to have the 
> Composite Manager responsible for computing visibility, but the event 
> ordering requirements in the core protocol make that rather impractical.
> Alternatively, we could just make them always unobscured; that should be 
> easy.

I don't see how we can do anything else than this. One of the puposes
of the COMPOSITE extension is to have pixels (correct pixels!)
available to accessibility applications regardsless of window
stacking. This means animations etc. must continue running.


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