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The Wayland Situation: Facts About X vs. Wayland (Phoronix)

The Wayland Situation: Facts About X vs. Wayland (Phoronix)

Posted Jun 12, 2013 1:49 UTC (Wed) by neilbrown (subscriber, #359)
In reply to: The Wayland Situation: Facts About X vs. Wayland (Phoronix) by butlerm
Parent article: The Wayland Situation: Facts About X vs. Wayland (Phoronix)

It need not be deficiencies that would motivate such behaviour.

Suppose I wanted to write a soft keyboard. Drawing the keyboard responding to events could all be handled by GTK/GDK. But to actually send the keystroke events to the window with the focus, direct xlib/xcb calls would be needed.


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