Pointer grabs causing accessibility issues! Why not deprecate

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at rasterman.com
Mon Apr 28 17:04:44 PDT 2008

On Mon, 28 Apr 2008 15:12:29 -0500 mcnichol at austin.ibm.com babbled:

> > From: Francesco Fumanti <francesco.fumanti at gmx.net>
> > 
> > In fact, the onscreen keyboard is usually already present on the screen, 
> > but the clicks on it (that would produce the "virtual" keystrokes) do 
> > not have any effect as the clicks do not get to the onscreen keyboard.
> > 
> Isn't this exactly why the XEvIE extension was created?

now "why" it was created :) but if u really wanted to always get mouse events
irrespective of who has grab - passive or active.. it can be used for this.

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