[Xcb] looking up the right keysym and retrieving printable chars

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Tue Feb 9 10:50:14 PST 2010

Le mardi 9 février 2010 12:47:56 Arnaud Fontaine, vous avez écrit :
> Hi,
> > I'm not clear on what this header is useful for, but I wondered, is it
> > something you want to contribute to util/keysyms?
> We already talked about that with Julien in the past but we thought
> (AFAIK) that it was not a good idea to push it into util/keysyms because
> it would mean adding a lot of code which is not at all as complete as XKB
> or Xlib and possibly buggy... It would be much better to implement
> XKB*/XI* extensions, but well this is a big task...

XI2 changes key codes. But does it change the X11 key symbols space (or do 
away with them altogether)? Ultimately, something still needs to convert key 
events to text/Unicode.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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