Event to Action Mapping
t_w_ at freenet.de
Thu Apr 12 00:56:15 PDT 2007
On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 11:05:15AM +0930, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> putting shortcut handling in between the hardware and X is suicide.
I understand that it would change the X-server's role, but console
applications have mappings, too.
But yeah, that's why I have 2 architecture alternatives
Could add a 3rd, where things happen above X, but applications
don't handle input directly. Actually it is likely better to
list those aspects seperately.
> if you want to enable global action events, provide a client-side
> library that can convert keyboard events to actions. apps app have to
> link in the library and call interpretationProc for events.
Yes, I have been seeing a library as one option or part of the
solution, but wouldn't one also have to consider a daemon, an
extension to X and/or extending WMs?
But I see a library as solution to make apps not useless on
platforms lacking a global mapping system:
Thorwil's Design for Free Software:
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