[openbox] NextWindow bar and gtk3 csd windows

Carlos Pita carlosjosepita at gmail.com
Thu Apr 17 12:03:18 EDT 2014

Related to this, I think it's time to raise the priority of the
following issue, given that the described artifact will be pervasive
in the future if not addressed:



I believe I have read some exchange between Dana and Richard about
this but I can't find anything related in the bug tracker or anywhere
else now.

On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 12:24 PM, Carlos Pita <carlosjosepita at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> the new client side decorated windows [1] insanity in gtk 3.x (with x
>>= 12 I believe) are pretty well supported by ob, at least given the
> badass nature of these clients. But, putting aside the -imposed- need
> of a compositor to avoid these shaped windows hurting the eye, I've
> found one quirk: the NextWindow family of actions have always drawn a
> pretty bar around the candidate window but now v.g. for gtk3 standard
> dialogs (mischievously turned csd in order the screw up not to go
> unnoticed) this bar will frame the client rectangle which is
> noticeably far from the client rendered borders in case you're using a
> compositor, because in this case the client itself reserves a good
> deal of space to do its own shadowing (completely inconsistent with
> the one provided by the compositor, btw).
> I'm still not reporting this as a bug because I'm not sure whether
> there is something sensible to be done or not (I tend to think there
> isn't, besides groaning to the gnome3/gtk3 developers just to be
> ignored).
> Best regards
> --
> Carlos
> [1] http://blogs.gnome.org/mclasen/2014/01/13/client-side-decorations-continued/

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