Pointer grabs causing accessibility issues! Why not deprecate

Francesco Fumanti francesco.fumanti at gmx.net
Tue Apr 29 04:14:25 PDT 2008

Hello Dan and Carsten,

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) wrote:
>>> 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.

Thanks for telling me this. I will point the onscreen keyboard developer 
to it.



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