Ubuntu moving towards Wayland

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org
Wed Nov 17 21:32:10 UTC 2010

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 10:08:10PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> 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 This complaint is obsolete, XI2 supports 32-bit keycodes.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

...but xkb doesn't, so you can't actually do anything with them.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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