[PATCH RFC inputproto] specs: Don't allow for early acceptance/rejection

Chase Douglas chase.douglas at canonical.com
Mon Jan 30 16:29:01 PST 2012

On 01/27/2012 02:32 AM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> Definition of early acceptance/rejection: If supported, a client may accept
> or reject a touch sequence before it becomes the current owner of the
> sequence. In some cases, this can speed up touch processing as it removes
> one ore more clients from the listeners and thus reduce the number of events
> to send and process client-side.
> Unfortunately, we likely won't have time to implement early
> acceptance/rejection for XI 2.2 so drop it from the protocol. This can
> easily be added in XI 2.3 if we get the time to implement it.
> Signed-off-by: Peter Hutterer <peter.hutterer at who-t.net>
> ---
> I'm going to hold this patch back until we really can't get the patches
> into the server anymore but I really doubt we'll get this feature in time.
> It's quite easy to add to XI 2.3 (reverting this patch) once we have the
> implementation in place.
> Meanwhile, a heads up, this part will likely be dropped from 2.2

Ugh... I won't have time to work on it, so it probably isn't going to
get done for 2.2.

Do we need to do anything with the XIAllowTouch symbol? I don't see why
we can't leave an unused parameter there, but I thought I'd bring it up
in case I'm wrong.

-- Chase

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