XI2 = moving target?

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Sat Jul 25 22:06:43 PDT 2009

Le samedi 25 juillet 2009 à 19:30 -0400, Jim Gettys a écrit :
> Nicolas,
> In the original X11 design and keyboard system, keycodes are arbitrary, 
> and need not have anything to do with the codes produced by the hardware 
> (which are often quite baroque, and often formed by multiple character 
> transmissions from the keyboard to the host).

Modern scan codes are not arbitrary and when there are quirks they are
hidden by the kernel input layer so right now xorg needs to talk to
devices that use all the same keycodes (with many > 255).

Nicolas Mailhot
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