XTrap vs. RECORD/XTEST
daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu Jun 12 09:56:07 PDT 2008
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 07:27:17AM -0700, Rob Currey wrote:
> From the XTrap manpage ...
> "It is strongly suggested that users of XTrap technology begin developing
> against RECORD/XTEST as it is the intention of the X Consortium to drive
> these two extensions in the standards process for providing the protocol
> capturing/synthesis functionality. Some members of the xtest working group
> are actively researching migration issues between XTrap and RECORD."
> This leads me to think XTrap is deprecated
> But then I was recently corrected ...
> > From: Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org>
> > Subject: Re: Wrapping up 7.4 (finally)
> > ... XTrap is absolutely not dead.
> So, Has XTrap been superceeded by RECORD/XTEST?
Sorry, I'm an idiot. Yes, it pretty much has, but no-one who remembers
this stuff is still alive, so removing it is basically just pending
someone investigating the two to find out if there's anything left in
XTrap ('it's a trap') that needs to be ported to XTest.
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