Ubuntu moving towards Wayland

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Wed Nov 17 21:08:10 UTC 2010


Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Well it would be mightily nice to have an infrastructure that can handle
> keyboard extended keys (almost every new keyboard sold in the last
> decade has one or more of those) without barfing because the original
> x11 protocol designers thought 8 bits would be enough for everyone.

This complaint is obsolete, XI2 supports 32-bit keycodes.
http://www.x.org/wiki/XI2

        Kevin Kofler



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