Re: What 'bout... multiple cursor support?
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> > > twice as much, either just for fun (games etc.) or as real efficiency > > > improvement (imagine all those tasks where you repeatedly have to > > > click-move-click-moveback etc. etc. ... ). > > > > I don't think it's possible to have two cursors in the X-Window > > environment. There are fundamental assumptions about a single > > cursor on many levels: Xlib, protocol, server implementation. I > > doubt they could be solved through extension. > > The click/move/clickback thing has been solved a few interesting ways. One > of them being wormholes - Tiny X windows you can leave around which when > hit > warp the mouse to the other end of the hole. > > Its also not clear to me what it would mean to have two mice controlling > two > pointers for things like focus - even at the philosophical level. If it > was > "last moved cursor wins" then X already does this with multiple input > devices > that are in absolute mode. Wouldn't it then be relatively easy to implement ass extension? I mean, it sure 'd be fun (?) ... -- +++ GMX - die erste Adresse für Mail, Message, More! +++ Getestet von Stiftung Warentest: GMX FreeMail (GUT), GMX ProMail (GUT) (Heft 9/03 - 23 e-mail-Tarife: 6 gut, 12 befriedigend, 5 ausreichend) Jetzt selbst kostenlos testen: http://www.gmx.net _______________________________________________ Forum mailing list Forum@XFree86.Org http://XFree86.Org/mailman/listinfo/forum
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