[Xcb] xml schema

Ben Hildred 42656e at gmail.com
Mon Jul 27 12:40:59 PDT 2015

I was thinking just a simple use attribute on the list tag.

On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 1:30 PM, Bart Massey <bart at cs.pdx.edu> wrote:

> I can't remember whether we have a structural typedef in the schema so
> that it can correspond better with the protocol docs, but if we don't we
> probably should. That would capture strings (STRING8, STRING16) as well as
> various other corner cases (TIMESTAMP, BUTTON, KEYCODE, etc). For now, it
> may be better to just kludge STRING8 and STRING16 into the schema, but it
> seems like that could get exciting without some notion of structural type
> equivalency, maybe?
> On Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 10:50 AM Ben Hildred <42656e at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It is possible that I missed something, but I believe there is a small
>> opportunity for improvement to the schema which would make life
>> significantly easier for those using languages with a true string type. I
>> have noticed that there are at least three different uses for a list of
>> integers of a given size in the x protocol. For example a list of bytes can
>> be a string (image text 8), an array of numbers (set dashes), or some other
>> type of data (set pointer mapping) I have not seen a place to store this
>> information in the schema. I doubt it would be used in c but it  would be
>> handy for perl where I am using local lookup tables to keep it straight.
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