spec on "multimedia buttons"
R.T. van der Wal
beveke at home.nl
Fri Aug 1 17:35:26 EEST 2003
To make sure you only have to set it up once, if any... I've spend hours to
make the keys on my keyboard work the way I want. When I changed it over
from PS/2 port to USB, I had to do it all over again because apparently it
send other keycodes. In Windows this isn't any problem at all, strangely
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Hearn" <m.hearn at signal.qinetiq.com>
To: <st at stereolyzer.net>
Cc: <xdg-list at freedesktop.org>
Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 2:01 PM
Subject: Re: spec on "multimedia buttons"
> I think that is an issue dealt with by the users desktop, in gnome it's
> acme for instance. Why is a standard needed?
> On Fri, 2003-08-01 at 13:14, st at stereolyzer.net wrote:
> > Hello,
> > i'd like to ask for your opinion on a common spec for handling
> > "multimedia keys" like volume +/- which are commonly used on laptops
> > and (recent) usb keyboards.
> > Let me briefly describe a showcase using the above example setting
> > volume (for GNOME volume-applet):
> > When the user modifies the volume via keys the volume-applet on the
> > panel is activated and moves the slider up and down following the
> > user input.
> > So we wouldn't have to ways of displaying and setting the actual
> > volume level with gtkpbbuttons / applet for keyboard / mouse.
> > I think apple does something like that on OSX.
> > The same would apply to screen brightness.
> > Sorry if that's already an old topic, I might have missed the search
> > function on the list archives.
> > Thanks for your time,
> > Robert
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