Does anyone disagree that 5327 is a bug which needs to be fixed?
elylevy-xserver at cs.huji.ac.il
Thu Jan 19 06:58:47 PST 2006
On Thu, 19 Jan 2006, Matthias Hopf wrote:
> On Jan 19, 06 12:32:24 +0200, Ely Levy wrote:
> > Hey,
> > I think the right way will be to get rid of the zaxis mapping to buttons
> > and add a zaxis event. (like there is x and y ones).
> In the end, yes, it would be the right way to change the protocol. But I
> don't think a z axis would be the right way, how would you deal with
> multiple wheels, with integrated touch pads (have already seen that), or
> integrated trackballs? It should rather be a finite, configurable number
> of additional axes.
Then wheel axis 1-n events, I just ment that it shouldn't be a button
event at all.
> However, we'll have to keep button events for a long time in order not
> to break 'older' (that is: current) applications.
> > Today most programs just guess it to be button 4-5 and I already saw a lot
> > of people complaining after suddenly IMPS/2 protocol changed it to 6-7 in
> > xorg 6.9.
> Sure. 4/5 is standard for wheel 1 (y axis), 6/7 for wheel 2 (x axis).
How is it a standard?
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