Wobbly Windows Support & Other Post-Processing Effects For Wayland
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 2 April 2016 at 02:43 PM EDT. 19 Comments
Samsung developers have been working on implementing client-side post processing effects for Wayland. This is to achieve similar effects like "wobbly windows" as were common to the Linux desktop going back many years with AIGLX / Compiz / Beryl.

Samsung's Derek Foreman and Mike Blumenkrantz have been working on a "Wayland Wobbly Windows" protocol that exposes when clients are being moved and when they're being dragged in order to implement different graphical effects.

There is a Samsung OSG blog post about the client-side post-processing effects in Wayland. So far they're making some nice progress on Enlightenment's Wayland compositor for their experiments.

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