XTrap vs. RECORD/XTEST
ajax at nwnk.net
Wed Jun 25 06:53:51 PDT 2008
On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 18:52 -0400, Eamon Walsh wrote:
> I have carefully reviewed the XTest and RECORD specs from xorg-docs and
> an XTrap spec I managed to find at . According to that spec, XTrap
> offers no functionality over RECORD/XTest, except for one
> "GetStatistics" request that could easily be implemented in RECORD or
> done on the client side. XTrap does not support capturing replies, and
> it has limited support for extensions. The XTestFakeInput request and
> XETrap_SimulateXEvent are identical semantically, although probably not
> on the wire (the XTrap spec does not include wire encodings).
> RECORD/XTest is, in short, a superset of XTrap in terms of functionality.
Thank you for this thorough analysis! I'm convinced, and XTrap is now
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