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  • Azrael5
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    Excellent.

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  • droste
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    [...] Action changes may still happen after wl_data_device.drop,
    especially on "ask" actions, where the drag-and-drop destination
    may choose another action afterwards. Action changes happening
    at this stage are always the result of inter-client negotiation, the
    compositor shall no longer be able to induce a different action.
    [...]
    So it's - like the name suggests - only a preferred action not the one that's forced to execute.
    The client can still show a context menu and let the user decide what action should be executed.

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  • carewolf
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    According to the spec it will always choose the first of a list if multiple dnd actions are possible. I hope that can be overriden. I prefer KDE's system of asking the user when the choice is ambigious, instead of the Windows approach of doing something random by default.

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  • phoronix
    started a topic Drag-n-Drop Gets Improved Within Wayland

    Drag-n-Drop Gets Improved Within Wayland

    Phoronix: Drag-n-Drop Gets Improved Within Wayland

    Support for Drag-n-Drop (DnD) actions have been added to the Wayland protocol...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...nd-DnD-Actions
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