[PATCH:libX11 0/2] Make XKB docs match implementation.
ajax at nwnk.net
Tue Mar 21 16:42:48 UTC 2017
On Sun, 2017-03-19 at 12:32 -0700, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> The things you find when cleaning out your old open bugs...
> Since the code has been like this for over two decades, it's too late to
> change it even if we wanted to, and the code is a better match for other
> XKB functions, so it appears this was just a forgotten edit in the spec
> long ago, which Sun then propogated into the man pages based on the spec.
> We found this originally when updating the Solaris AccessX code base from
> the old standalone extension to using XKB instead, and reported it at the
> time to the old X.Org Group, and waited for them to convene their standards
> committee to update the formal standard spec.
> That didn't happen before the X.Org industry consortium handed X off to the
> X.Org open source foundation. I forwarded the bug for the new X.Org standards
> at https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=251 which waited for us to
> figure out what the standards process would be. Once we decided there was
> effectively none, then we waited to get the XKB specs doc converted from
> FrameMaker into a open format we could edit (thanks Matt!) and by the time
> that was done, this was long forgotten.
My goodness! Thanks for the diligence. Series is:
Reviewed-by: Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com>
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