[winswitch] XPRA HTML5

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Wed May 3 16:56:04 BST 2017

On 03/05/17 22:51, Rob Lemley wrote:
> I had no problems getting the html client to run in an iframe. I
> preferred that method over trying to get it in a modal because I
> didn't want the different javascript libraries to interfere with each
> other by accident.
Ah, right. You're talking about a modal browser window.
(and I was thinking of modal native windows..)

> Antoine, One thing I have been meaning to ask, I'd like the ability to
> pass the websocket URL in as an option to the Client() constructor. Is
> that something you'd be willing to add? My use case is getting an Xpra
> client to run in another web application that uses its own websockets
> on other URLs and it would be nice to have Xpra follow the same
> pattern.
The client takes many options, including "host", "port" and the "ssl"
flag. A path could easily be added to that.
Feel free to make a ticket for it, it really shouldn't take long to


> Thanks!
> -Rob
> On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 2:25 AM, Antoine Martin via shifter-users
> <shifter-users at lists.devloop.org.uk> wrote:
>> On 03/05/17 12:32, Titusi Forum via shifter-users wrote:
>>> I got a quick question:
>>> If I try to open xpra html5 client inside a modal window/iframe or a frame
>>> ... do you foresee any issues?
>> The window attributes should only affect how the client's window manager
>> handles it, not the contents of the window itself.
>> (i)frames are also no different from regular windows, as far as the HTML
>> and Javascript code running within them is concerned. (by design)
>> It should be trivial to try it out.
>> But maybe I am misunderstanding your question?
>> Cheers
>> Antoine
>>> Thanks in advance!
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