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    Default Wayland's Weston Adds Support For The Minimize Button

    Phoronix: Wayland's Weston Adds Support For The Minimize Button

    Wayland clients running on the Weston compositor now have support for the minimize button...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTYwOTI

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    It took 5 point releases to have working minimize buttons.

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    I'd say the fact they now exist is more important than how long they took. Good job

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    *picks his jaw up off the floor*


    Anyway, good to hear, I'm happy just about any Wayland progress.
    Go go Wayland!

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    Default Yay!

    Yay! This is what we've all been waiting for!

    Finally!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sajmon5544 View Post
    *picks his jaw up off the floor*


    Anyway, good to hear, I'm happy just about any Wayland progress.
    Go go Wayland!
    weston progress*

    Do not mix up these two!

    Wayland supported it long time ago, they just don't bother about how to implement in the compositor (weston) before.

    Anyway, weston serves as example for others wanting to implement an actual wayland compositor.

    Anyway, I'm happy too to see a progress there, can't wait for DEs to be compatible!
    Last edited by gufide; 02-19-2014 at 01:57 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gufide View Post
    weston progress*

    Do not mix up these two!

    Wayland supported it long time ago, they just don't bother about how to implement in the compositor (weston) before.

    Anyway, weston serves as example for others wanting to implement an actual wayland compositor.

    Anyway, I'm happy too to see a progress there, can't wait for DEs to be compatible!
    Well, it's rather that before the client couldn't say the server it wants to be minimized (because user has clicked on the minimize button).
    See current spec: http://wayland.freedesktop.org/docs/...l_surface.html
    You'll not there is no way to minimize.

    The current xdg_shell work is done to replace wl_shell (which is rather limited), and minimizing is part of it.
    xdg_shell will also have a complete way to define states (enable decorations ? enable shadows around the surface? etc)

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    Quote Originally Posted by gufide View Post
    weston progress*

    Do not mix up these two!

    Wayland supported it long time ago, they just don't bother about how to implement in the compositor (weston) before.

    Anyway, weston serves as example for others wanting to implement an actual wayland compositor.

    Anyway, I'm happy too to see a progress there, can't wait for DEs to be compatible!
    Weston is a perfectly fine compositor only the shell part is a "toy".

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    Quote Originally Posted by gufide View Post
    weston progress*

    Do not mix up these two!

    Wayland supported it long time ago, they just don't bother about how to implement in the compositor (weston) before.

    Anyway, weston serves as example for others wanting to implement an actual wayland compositor.

    Anyway, I'm happy too to see a progress there, can't wait for DEs to be compatible!

    Well, often Wayland development feels the same way. Always moving forward but always inexplicably slow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mark45 View Post
    It took 5 point releases to have working minimize buttons.
    Nobody cares. Weston is just the reference implementation. It's not for production environments.

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