[PATCH] Add XF86XK_AudioMicMute

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Wed Aug 15 22:12:51 PDT 2012

On Fri, Aug 10, 2012 at 01:03:30PM -0400, James M Leddy wrote:
> On 08/09/2012 06:16 PM, James Cloos wrote:
> > We do need to add a keysym for AudioMicMute, but do we want to continue
> > to (ab)use XF86's keysym region or start a section for these types of
> > keys in keysymdef.h?
> > 
> > There were some posts a few years back promoting the notion that Xorg
> > avoid additions to the xf86 block except to match xf86's own addtions.
> I know, but we added XF86TouchpadOn/Off with the explanation that it
> would be weird to ungroup it from XF86TouchpadToggle. I think the same
> logic applies here for XF86Audio keys.
> Personally, I don't see why we need to leave the XF86 namespace. Sure,
> it isn't really ours, and there is potential for conflict, but I'd
> expect the number of people using a mix of XF86/X.org servers/clients to
> be extremely low or non-existent.

I agree, there's no technical reason for a namespace switch, it'll likely
cause confusion. And while I haven't checked lately, I think xf86 hasn't
had an amount of changes we really need to worry about.


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