[RFC] Inclusing of xkbset in xorg/app

Stephen Montgomery-Smith stephen at missouri.edu
Wed May 18 18:13:53 PDT 2011

Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 07:07:40PM -0500, Stephen Montgomery-Smith wrote:
>> Let me add a few comments.  (I don't know if I am allowed to post to
>> the xorg-devel mailing list, so if I am not, maybe Peter could
>> forward this for me.)
>> First, my man page is horribly incomplete, but the command "xkbset
>> h" gives a rather comprehensive list of all the commands.  I had
>> intended to include a lengthy description of how mousekeys can be
>> adjusted, as well as how the accessx feature works.  There is a very
>> good and detailed description in the document
>> http://refspecs.freestandards.org/X11/XKBlib.ps, but it embedded in
>> the middle of the document, as this document is meant for
>> programmers, not users.
> well, IMO xkbset itself is more for developers than users too, so I don't
> worry too much about the man page being incomplete :)
> it'll get fixed up over time, I guess.

Actually, a large number of the people who used xkbset used "bouncekeys" 
because some Toshiba laptops would unexpectedly repeat keys due to some 
mistiming issue with the hardware.

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