[LAD] [ANN] LV2 beta3

Dave Robillard drobilla at connect.carleton.ca
Thu May 10 15:49:53 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 16:21 +0100, Steve Harris wrote:
> On 10 May 2007, at 16:10, Lars Luthman wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-05-10 at 16:05 +0100, Steve Harris wrote:
> > Re-parenting can be done using the XEMBED protocol, implemented in  
> > e.g.
> > GTK as the Socket and Plug widgets. You need to give the Socket the
> > window ID of the Plug or vice versa, so to do it in DSSI would  
> > require a
> > (trivial) extension of the host <-> GUI communication protocol. I did
> > some simple experiments with it earlier and it seems to work fine.
> OK, well that's cool then.
> It would still suck on windows because processes are very expensive  
> there, but that doesn't concern me too much; X servers are not that  
> common on windows anyway, so hypothetical DSSI/LV windows UIs could  
> use a different mechanism.

Lars' GUI extension is directly embeddable without a separate process or
xembed hacks or anything.

'course it's also GTK only..


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