[RFC] MPX XInput Protocol extensions - detailed nits

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Mar 3 15:50:09 PST 2008

On Mon, Mar 03, 2008 at 06:30:14PM -0500, Jim Gettys wrote:
> One of the problems with Xi has been that devices are CARD8's; someday
> this may come back to haunt us. The scenario where it might is in a big
> shared space, with many devices/person using this shared space.  This
> has always bugged me... I don't know if it is worth worrying about now,
> however, as the base Xi will need serious work anyway.  There isn't any
> problem at the library interface level, at least, as the C type used is
> int, as I remember, for device ID's.

Yes, fixing all this is in the scope of Xi 2, where we get to break wire
compat (and semantics, hurrah).

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