Shared OSD Service for KDE

Thomas L├╝bking thomas.luebking at web.de
Wed May 12 21:06:31 BST 2010


Am Wednesday 12 May 2010 schrieb Tomaz Canabrava:
> "in the non-compositing case, then it could fallback to a regular window?"

re-read the full history:

> Am Mittwoch, 12. Mai 2010, schrieb Aaron J. Seigo:
> On May 12, 2010, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> > On Wednesday 12 of May 2010, John Tapsell wrote:
> > > Whatever the solution for the OSD, please check how it works for
> > > things like full screen flash.  When watching a youtube video etc in
> > > fullscreen and then scrolling the mouse wheel, the OSD popup causes
> > > flash to quit fullscreen mode.
> >  
> >  It's going to work like everything else with Flash - poorly. The
> > 
> > fullscreen handling in Flash is lame, anything new showing up will cancel
> > it, and I doubt we can do anything about it.
> 
> here's a craaaazy idea:
> 
> what if we put the OSD display into kwin? then, at least when compositing
> is on, kwin could display the OSD without actually creating a new window,
> just be painting it directly using a composite plugin?
> 
> in the non-compositing case, then it could fallback to a regular window?





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