[rant] keeping policy in HAL

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Sun Nov 30 21:50:28 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 09:55:03AM +0500, Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
> Peter Hutterer wrote:
> > Most other settings in the more popular input drivers are now configurable
> > at runtime too (where now == server 1.6), so you basically just have to
> > convince your DE to provide pretty interfaces for them.
> May I then convince XDM maintainers to provide such interface or, if 
> this is impossible, to drop this broken software from Xorg?

We've already stopped shipping xdm as part of the standard X.Org

One of the things a desktop environment does is manage things like input
devices.  'I want to run without a desktop environment' is probably a
valid viewpoint, but don't get surprised when your input devices don't
get managed.

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