XI2 = moving target?
maximlevitsky at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 18:11:00 PDT 2009
On Sun, 2009-07-26 at 10:37 +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 07:59:54PM +0300, Maxim Levitsky wrote:
> > On Sat, 2009-07-25 at 12:12 -0400, Jim Gettys wrote:
> > > For curiosity's sake, have people actually seen keyboards with more than
> > > 248 keys?
> > No, but plenty with keycodes > 256
> > (Most TV remotes fail in this category, and I still am waiting for limit
> > of 256 keycodes to be lifted)
> keycodes are 32 bit in XI2, though to get full support for that we also need
> XKB2. Right now, we still cap at keycodes > 255. this is an implementation
> issue though, not a protocol restriction.
Nice, and while at it, I have few questions:
1) will XKB2 allow 32 bit scancodes transparently for all Xlib
applicatuions, or at least for all Qt/GTK applications with small
2) When this will happen?
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