Input thread on EVoC

Alex Deucher alexdeucher at
Thu Jun 3 13:46:40 PDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 2:51 PM, Fernando Carrijo <fcarrijo at> wrote:
> Hi people,
> What do you guys think about making use of EVoC to bring back to life the
> concept of the input thread? I had an offline conversation with Tiago and
> Peter about this, and it seems that it is a truly desirable feature.
> The original implementation, due to Tiago's efforts on GSoC, was lost after
> annarchy's apocalypse; but he somehow managed to keep intact a considerable
> part of the code. So, the question which subsumes the former is: given that
> the revitalization of the input thread doesn't seem to demand much work, do
> you guys have any pending expectations in this regard that might amend the
> original idea in such a way that it could sound attractive both from the X
> Server's and from EVoC's points of view?
> I would really appreciate any comments.

If you are interested in pursuing this, write a proposal (similar to a
GSoC proposal) and send it to the board.  Introduce yourself, outline
what work has been done, what needs to be done, and a timeline for
your work.


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