[PATCH libxkbcommon 2/4] compose: add xkbcommon-compose - implementation

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Mon Sep 22 10:35:56 PDT 2014

On 09/15/2014 04:58 AM, Ran Benita wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 08:21:34AM +0200, David Herrmann wrote:

>> Why don't we require a keymap in xkb_compose_state_new()? Should be
>> easy to do and we can then track modifiers reliably.
>> Ok, a keysym which is a modifier in one keymap should never be a
>> normal key in another.. unlike keycodes. But I don't see why we need
>> to rely on that when we can just take a keymap.
> I prefer not adding a dependency on a keymap just for this one little
> thing. That would preclude people who don't use xkbcommon keymaps from
> using xkbcommon-compose (not likely, but maybe), and complicate the API
> slightly. For not much gain..

Also it makes it clear that the compose information is *not* part of the 

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