[ANNOUNCE] inputproto 2.2
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Thu Mar 1 19:11:52 PST 2012
The X Input Extension protocol version 2.2 is now available.
The main feature added in this version is support for multitouch devices
and the ability for clients to register for and receive touch events.
Multitouch support in XI 2.2 aims to
- support a dynamic number of simultaneous touch points,
- support devices that are both multitouch and traditional pointer devices,
- allow touchpoints to be either grouped together or handled separately,
- be backwards-compatible to pre-XI 2.2 clients through emulation of XI 2.x/XI 1.x and core
For a description of the new features see the following posts:
Many thanks to all who have contributed to this protocol.
As usual, the full changelog since 2.1 is below.
Chase Douglas (28):
Updates for pointer emulation and more touch device modes
Many more updates to the XI 2.1 protocol
Separate "XI2.x" into "XI 2.x" for readability
Yes, send TouchEnd to owner, TouchPendingEnd to other listeners
Update device type terminology
Prettyify touch device types
Peter is right, floating devices can emit touch events
Fix up pointer event emulation section
Remove touch "Observe" grabs
Use the same valuator axes for pointer and touch events
Specify dependent device pointer/touch handling
Introduce Touch grab mode
Fix indentation of active_touches definition
Fix touch cancel/resume semantics
Revert "Fix touch cancel/resume semantics"
Revert "Specify dependent device pointer/touch handling"
Switch multitouch additions to XI 2.2
Bump version to 2.1.99 for XI 2.2 multitouch changes
Really kill touch valuators
Add event windows to ownership events
Extend XIAllowEvents for handling touch grab processing
Allow grabbing clients to accept or reject touches any time
inputproto 126.96.36.199 (first snapshot of 2.2)
Fix Xi 2.x version comment in XI2.h
Revert addition of active_touches to device events
Touch IDs must be globally unique
State that future touch IDs are indeterminate
Cyril Brulebois (1):
specs: Fix tiny typo.
Daniel Stone (11):
Add touch classes and events, bump to 2.1
Require configure flag to build this proto version.
Formatting fixups and minor rewording
Doc note: No seriously, this is WIP
Add inline references, fix usecase bulleting
Add FIXME sidebars, remove single-grab stipulation
Reword touch introduction, labels for all
Further cleanups and clarifications
Clean up and reword multitouch ownership/emulation
Gaetan Nadon (5):
specs: Edit titles for section 3 and 4
specs: use subsections to group use cases description
specs: remove older manually typed in section number
specs: fix Appendix A title
specs: replace hard coded number in some "See section" references
Peter Hutterer (67):
specs: add a linebreak for asciidoc parsing
specs: move from "init move destroy" to "begin update end"
specs: move touch sequence handling (owner-only) up a bit.
specs: move warning about out-of-band processing up a bit.
spec: Move ClientPointer up again.
specs: clean/rewrite touch grab and ownership bits
specs: Add a fixme for using raw events instead of GrabModeObserve
specs: Rewrite Touch events delivery section
specs: rewrite pointer emulation for indirect devices
specs: rewrite pointer emulation section
Put a #warning and #error in to avoid unsuspecting XI 2.1 users.
XITouchClass' props needs a num_props
Changing the touch device mode generates a DeviceChangedEvent
Add two linebreaks for asciidoc list parsing
Coordinates are always absolute, no need to re-state it
XISelectEvents: BadValue is generated, not returned
Fix missing 'and' in GrabTypeFocusIn description
Reword the passive touch grab rules to be similar to the others
Indent Ownership explanation for consistent formatting
AllowTouchEvents can take any device id, not just slaves
DeviceEvent: active_touches needs marker that it's XI 2.1
DeviceEvents: a TouchPendingEnd won't generate further TouchUpdate events
specs: Fix in-document references
specs: Fix event lists for asciidoc parsing
Change file header to note version 2.x
Add comment to XI2.h to mark where the 2.1 events start
specs: extend XI2.1 raw events to include touch events
specs: misc typos, rewording, etc.
specs: remove comment about overlapping selections, not true
specs: remove broken asciidoc link to XIAllowTouchEvents
specs: if a sequence ends, all clients get TouchPendingEnd
XI2: swap (Raw)TouchUpdate and (Raw)TouchEnd
XI2: Use touchid, not touch_id in XIAllowEvents
Remove XI2.1 and XI2.2 warnings and errors
specs: drop leftover from active_touches removal
specs: clarify button state in touch events
Drop wrong comment for sourceid in TouchOwnershipEvents
Reinstate libXi's version defines
specs: remove parts of the "Work in progress" warning
Remove --enable-unstable-protocol configure option
specs: add XI 2.1 release to history section
specs: Clarify rejection for touch events on current owner
specs: only pointer events have a PointerEmulated flag
specs: purge leftover TouchAccepted note
Set a flag on the pointer-emulating touch event
specs: move touch mode explanations to where it belongs
specs: remove superfluous "Changes introduced by ..."
specs: move touch support details to "Touch device support" section
specs: explain touch behaviour for dependent devices
Unbreak protocol ABI for XIAllowEvents - inputproto 188.8.131.52
specs: fix typos 'hierachy' → 'hierarchy'
specs: some wording fixes
specs: Formatting fix
specs: XITouchClass doesn't have properties
specs: replace † with ²
specs: formatting fix, move AcceptTouch and RejectTouch onto their own line
specs: GrabtypeTouchBegin was added in XI 2.2
specs: fix link to touch ownership section
specs: whitespace fix to avoid wrong asciidoc formatting
specs: remove TouchOwnership mention from DeviceEvent
specs: remove "since" from TouchOwnershipEvent
specs: Remove work in progress warning
specs: XI 2.2 release date is March 2012
git tag: inputproto-2.2
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