[Bug 10266] Numpad keyboard handling is strange, Del keyproducestwo events
astrand at cendio.se
Fri Nov 2 09:01:08 CDT 2007
On Fri, 2 Nov 2007, Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:
> > It's a good idea to try to have
> > ToUnicodeEx work mainly as it does on Windows, but we are miles away from
> > reaching this goal.
> What goal are you talking about?
The goal of a implementation of ToUnicodeEx that is 100% compatible with
> Since I'm very closely track all locale and keyboard input related
> problems current code works very well, including international keyboard
> input. The only feature that is missing is support
I disagree. Two examples:
1) Shift-Numlock-Del generating Backspace AND a comma, using the sv
2) The race condition (bug 4923). We had to modify our Xserver to send
keyboard events *slowly* to Wine, to avoid this.
With these bugs still existing, I don't thinks reasonable to say that the
implementation "works very well". There are several other bugs in the
Bugzilla as well, as well as 22 FIXMEs in the source.
> > Another interesting fact is that none expected or preferred the current
> > Wine behaviour.
> It this case it doesn't really matter what users expect or prefer, behaviour
> of ToUnicodeEx is predefined by what Windows does.
You are missing the point. We can have a 100% Windows compatible
ToUnicodeEx but still select the model we want. It's just about what input
we should feed to ToUnicodeEx. EVENT_event_to_vkey isn't a Windows API, so
we can modify it how we want.
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