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Re: Implementing child frames on terminal

From: Akib Azmain Turja
Subject: Re: Implementing child frames on terminal
Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2022 18:11:44 +0600

Po Lu <luangruo@yahoo.com> writes:

> Akib Azmain Turja <akib@disroot.org> writes:
>> What?  Completion popup is a misuse of child frame?  Then what its
>> supposed to do?
> IMNSHO child frame support (on X) is actually a misfeature, and
> completions should be implemented with an override-redirect toplevel
> window instead.

"override-redirect toplevel window"?  I can't understand.

> The reasoning behind this conclusion is the sheer amount of code we
> spend trying to force toolkits (GTK in particular, but also Xt) and the
> X server (in the case of the X input extension) to play nice with
> supposedly "toplevel" windows being a child of an actual toplevel
> window.
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