Pointer grabs causing accessibility issues! Why not deprecate

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Apr 29 05:33:42 PDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 01:14:25PM +0200, Francesco Fumanti wrote:
> Hello Dan and Carsten,
> Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> >>> In fact, the onscreen keyboard is usually already present on the screen, 
> >>> but the clicks on it (that would produce the "virtual" keystrokes) do 
> >>> not have any effect as the clicks do not get to the onscreen keyboard.
> >>>
> >> Isn't this exactly why the XEvIE extension was created?
> > 
> > now "why" it was created :) but if u really wanted to always get mouse events
> > irrespective of who has grab - passive or active.. it can be used for this.
> Thanks for telling me this. I will point the onscreen keyboard developer 
> to it.

Please don't use XEvIE.  It's broken and maintainerless.

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