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Re: GTK+, WM, desktops and CSD

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On 5 March 2015 at 19:32, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Florian,
> On 5 March 2015 at 19:17, Florian Müllner <fmuellner@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> What about apps that rely on CSD for part of their UI? Will those have the
>> final word as well, or are they just screwed?
> The same as now without a compositor :)
>> If the DE has the final word on whether apps are allowed to use CSD, then a
>> lot of GNOME applications would need an alternative UI,  which is not a
>> minimal change.
> The DE doesn't have the final word, the DE just sets a hint indicating
> GTK to prefer CSD or SSD.
>> On the other hand if the app has the final word, then they already have the
>> option to provide a different UI in different environments[0] ...
> Yeap, that's a god idea, but that's for menubar, I am referring to decorations.
>> [0] https://wiki.gnome.org/HowDoI/AlternateMenubarLayout
> Cheers,
> Olivier
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