Re: [dev] keyboard layouts and shorcuts

From: Quentin Rameau <>
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2015 15:26:52 +0100

I am also for keycodes. I patched my suckless softwares to handle
keycodes instead of keysyms.

On Thu, Feb 19, 2015 at 6:44 PM, Dmitrij D. Czarkoff <> wrote:
> Markus Teich said:
>> sure. Unfortunately I see no easy way of achieving that. Either use the
>> keycodes, which are layout agnostic, but have the disadvantage, that different
>> keyboard models can report different keycodes for the „same“ key. Or use the
>> KeySyms which are keyboard model agnostic but the key combinations would change
>> with the layout.
> I'm all for keycodes, - all users of multiple layouts I know pass much
> more time in one layout. Ideally, there should be an include file with
> macros, so that users could reassign keycodes.
> --
> Dmitrij D. Czarkoff
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