[RFC] Preliminary XI 2 feature list

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Thu Sep 11 01:56:29 PDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 09:29:45AM +0200, Roderick Colenbrander wrote:
> Once you posted this mail to the xorg list, I forwarded it to the wine-devel list as we need XI 2 to fix some major issues. One dev asked the following (myself I don't know much about input):
> --------------------------------
> I'm still not clear which one will provide the exact events from the device?
> Relative events doesn't mean the device events. If this is pointer events,
> then it won't help. Pointer gets stuck on the border of the screen. But not
> mouse/trackball.
> Also it would be nice to have a way to completely stop pointer from moving.
> Right now it's impossible, even with Xevie which was supposed to add exactly
> that.
> --------------------------------

Stopping the pointer from moving is easily done by temporarily detaching
the device.  Getting unclipped relative events will also be catered for.

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