[Xcb] GSoC 2009: XKB and XI2 support

Josh Triplett josh at joshtriplett.org
Wed Sep 16 18:36:39 PDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 16, 2009 at 10:47:59AM -0700, Barton C Massey wrote:
> We should add an "xml-version" attribute to the <xcb> tag,
> in fact we should have done this long ago.  Then things that
> don't yet understand new syntax can simply ignore files with
> too-new version.  This means that wireshark wouldn't
> immediately be able to decode XKB, but it can't do that now

So, after thinking about this further, I realized that versioning seems
somewhat superfluous.  XML-XCB doesn't work like HTML or other markup
languages; if you see something you don't understand in a protocol spec,
give up and don't even try.

- Josh Triplett

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