[Interest] qt5 window setGeometry and move not work in wayland platform

Thiago Macieira thiago.macieira at intel.com
Wed Aug 13 17:07:10 CEST 2014

On Wednesday 13 August 2014 10:15:28 Giulio Camuffo wrote:
> 2014-08-13 8:58 GMT+03:00 Rutledge Shawn <Shawn.Rutledge at digia.com>:
> > On 12 Aug 2014, at 6:29 PM, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> >> On Tuesday 12 August 2014 17:40:11 Steve  Zhou wrote:
> >>> It's a normal application window ,:(
> >> 
> >> Then just let the compositor position it. It should be good enough.
> > 
> > I guess we have to document which Qt APIs don't and can't work on Wayland
> > then, with the exception that we could add a protocol for the Qt
> > compositor only.
> Technically we could, but we shouldn't, so I wouldn't mention it in the
> docs.

setGeometry and move, x, y, position, etc. should be documented that they may 
not work on some platforms and people should not assume anything about 
anything outside of the window. People have to write applications assuming 
that the window is already positioned correctly.

Thiago Macieira - thiago.macieira (AT) intel.com
  Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center

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