Some of my thoughts on input for wayland

Enrico Weigelt weigelt at
Sun Feb 20 13:27:50 PST 2011

* Bill Spitzak <spitzak at> schrieb:

> I'm wary of a "config" file the window manager reads. What users want to do 
> is go into the application and run some control panel that says "now the 
> shortcut X+Y+Z does this" and it starts happening, and they can then change 
> their mind and it goes back to the way it was before. Having to write a 
> file to do this and signal the compositor that it changed does not sound 
> like a very nice design.

What if we're writing to a file *in* the compositor ?
(IOW: making it a fileserver).

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