Re: Why extension events are disabled by default?

On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 12:04 -0400, ext Owen Taylor wrote:
> I can't really give an exact reasons at this point ... this was pretty
> much my first submission to GTK+ in 1997, which is a long time ago.
> But I'd basically say that the current situation is due to major
> limitations in the the XInput protocol and in implementations of such,
> for example:
> So assuming that things are right out of the box is certainly not
> a good idea.  (Graphics tablets were really, I think, a secondary use
> case for XInput; the primary use case was seems to have been a dial
> box...)

Oh, scary. Guess we need to reconsider whether such "simple" API
extension is feasible after all.


Tommi Komulainen                            <tommi komulainen nokia com>

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