Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Wed Jun 25 06:53:51 PDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 18:52 -0400, Eamon Walsh wrote:

> I have carefully reviewed the XTest and RECORD specs from xorg-docs and 
> an XTrap spec I managed to find at [1].  According to that spec, XTrap 
> offers no functionality over RECORD/XTest, except for one 
> "GetStatistics" request that could easily be implemented in RECORD or 
> done on the client side.  XTrap does not support capturing replies, and 
> it has limited support for extensions.  The XTestFakeInput request and 
> XETrap_SimulateXEvent are identical semantically, although probably not 
> on the wire (the XTrap spec does not include wire encodings).  
> RECORD/XTest is, in short, a superset of XTrap in terms of functionality.

Thank you for this thorough analysis!  I'm convinced, and XTrap is now

- ajax

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