MPX is becoming stable

Mathieu Lacage Mathieu.Lacage at
Wed Nov 15 05:13:12 PST 2006

On Wed, 2006-11-15 at 13:04 +0100, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 12, 2006 at 07:29:55AM +1030, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > 
> > I'm happy to announce that MPX is now stable enough to play with it.
> > Version 0.17.1* has been shown off  at the CSCW conference and ran  
> > straight for more than four hours without issues and lots of  
> > different ppl playing around with it.  One of my colleagues is using  
> > it on his main machine (with gnome as desktop environment) and except  
> > for a few glitches (see below) it works fine.
> For us poor unknowing souls would you mind to explain what MPX actually
> is?


The Multi-Pointer X Server is a modification of the X server to support
multiple mice in X. It provides users with one cursor per device. Each
cursor can operate independently. A multicursor windowing system allows
two-handed interaction with legacy applications, but also the creation
of innovative applications and user interfaces. 



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