Pointer grabs causing accessibility issues! Why not deprecate
samuel.thibault at ens-lyon.org
Tue Apr 29 05:42:33 PDT 2008
Daniel Stone, le Tue 29 Apr 2008 15:33:42 +0300, a écrit :
> On Tue, Apr 29, 2008 at 01:14:25PM +0200, Francesco Fumanti wrote:
> > Hello Dan and Carsten,
> > Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
> > >>> In fact, the onscreen keyboard is usually already present on the screen,
> > >>> but the clicks on it (that would produce the "virtual" keystrokes) do
> > >>> not have any effect as the clicks do not get to the onscreen keyboard.
> > >>>
> > >> Isn't this exactly why the XEvIE extension was created?
> > >
> > > now "why" it was created :) but if u really wanted to always get mouse events
> > > irrespective of who has grab - passive or active.. it can be used for this.
> > Thanks for telling me this. I will point the onscreen keyboard developer
> > to it.
> Please don't use XEvIE. It's broken and maintainerless.
Eergl. Could we rather say "Please take maintainership of XEvIE"
instead? We definitely need things like XEvIE for accessibility...
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