GSoC project idea: input support for XCB
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Wed Mar 24 16:28:14 PDT 2010
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 03:11:38PM +0100, Arnaud Fontaine wrote:
> I have already updated SummerOfCodeIdeas wiki page about that but as
> it's coming a bit late in the GSoC schedule, I'm also posting this here.
Out of interest - how far did Mariusz get last year? I think his GSoC
project was similar.
> So, here is a project idea for the GSoC:
> One of the main area preventing XCB wide adoption over Xlib is input
> support. There are some information there (incomplete ATM but it's a
> work in progress) about the current status. This SoC project involves
> porting Xlib keyboard functions to XCB and working on related X
> extensions (such as XKB, XKB2...).
> You don't really have to know XCB, so this project would definitely be a
> really good starting point if you are interested in low-level X
> programming and work on something that will be widely used (XCB is
> supposed to be the future of X client library).
> If a student is interested in writing a proposal for this subject, don't
> hesitate to send an email to xcb at lists.freedesktop.org.
> Arnaud Fontaine
>  http://xcb.freedesktop.org/XCBToDoKeyboard
> xorg at lists.freedesktop.org: X.Org support
> Archives: http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xorg
> Info: http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/xorg
More information about the xorg