[PATCH] xwayland: Handle the wl_keyboard modifiers event

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Oct 22 23:14:58 CEST 2013

On 22 October 2013 21:05, Bill Spitzak <spitzak at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are "latched modifiers" things like the Compose Key and dead-key accent
> prefixes?

No, they're more akin to StickyKeys.

> I think this is usually dropped when the focus changes.
> It also seems like these should be handled by the input method. I don't like
> the fact that clients can figure out European composed characters without
> correctly using the input method api, since it means that use of the input
> method will be, in effect, optional.

They are, and it is.


> Rui Matos wrote:
>> This allows us to keep track of latched and locked modifiers as well
>> as the XKB group while the keyboard focus is on another wayland
>> client. Note that we don't need to track depressed modifiers since
>> wayland guarantees that we'll get them as key press events whenever
>> we get the keyboard focus.
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