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[Bug 356702] Re: tooltips stick when they shouldn't


>From the first comments in the bug filed upstream in compiz it seems
that they think the window manager is not responsible for the behaviour
of tooltips (http://bugs.opencompositing.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1232#c1):

Tooltips are override_redirect windows, which means that the window manager doesn't touch them at all and the application is _completely_ responsible for that kind of window, which includes showing, hiding, moving and resizing as well as focus.
override_redirect windows (not only tooltips, but also menus etc.) are completely managed by the application; it's neither the WM's job to deal with them nor is the WM allowed to do so.

tooltips stick when they shouldn't
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