marius at gedmin.as
Wed Dec 17 07:42:42 PST 2008
On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 09:21:47PM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 12:02:34PM +0200, Marius Gedminas wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 12:04:16PM +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> > > To send that key from an input driver you'd have to init the key class and
> > > send the keycode up to the DDX. But being > 255 the server would ignore it.
> > Are there any plans about dealing with keycodes > 255? I keep noticing
> > this problem in various contexts recently, and I'd like to know if
> > * there's no known solution
> Not for core-only clients.
Are workarounds (e.g. allowing users to remap keycodes > 255 to keycodes
< 255) possible, or too ugly to be allowed to see daylight?
> > * there's a solution, but nobody currently has the time to work on it
> > * there's a solution and somebody is working on it
> Xi2/3 and XKB2 will take care of this problem, and they're targeted
> towards 1.7. Clients will need to use the Xi rather than core event API
> to get these events, though.
And, presumably, that can be implemented inside toolkits.
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