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I can has aliens too? Client side windows in Gtk+

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Alexander Larsson

Recently I have been working on eliminating native subwindows and supporting offscreen windows in the client-side-windows branch of Gtk+. If all goes well this will be merged in the next release of Gtk+, This presentation will explain how subwindows work in Gtk+, how the client side and offscreen windows are implemented, and why you want to have them in the first place. I will also show some examples of what you can do with offscreen windows.

Author bio: 
Affiliation: Red Hat Alexander Larsson works in the Desktop group at Red Hat, and is heavily involved in the Gnome project. He maintains Nautilus (the Gnome file manager), gio/gvfs, and various other gnome modules. Over the years he has also worked on various other free software project such as Mozilla and Dia.