Subject: Re: wscons and more than two modifier keys
To: Quentin Garnier <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Brownlee <abs@NetBSD.org>
Date: 04/17/2005 12:47:08
On Thu, 7 Apr 2005, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> (a) Forget about the idea. In PeeCee we trust, although the pc105
> layout includes the infamous Windows key, which is an additional
> modifier already, so we can't take advantage of it in wscons.
> (b) Add a modifier, reformat the code so it takes a 2x2x2 matrix.
> (c) Do things differently, possibly using flags so that we don't
> have to fill out 8 entries for every single key.
> While (b) keeps compatibility with existing keymaps, both (b) and
> (c) will break userland API, so we might as well choose a saner
(c) sounds the most extensible, though it would be nice to provide
a 'compat' option so older wsconsctl binaries can read and write
keys in the original 2x2 matrix.
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