Re: [dev] [PATCH] [slock] React to key release rather than key press events

From: David Phillips <>
Date: Fri, 29 Jan 2016 21:50:22 +1300

On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 03:48:55PM +0100, Markus Teich wrote:
> FRIGN wrote:
> > So we want the screen to turn red on key down.
> Heyho,
> another even more annoying example is: I actually type my password so fast, the
> key release events are sometimes in the wrong order. You can test it with xev,
> just type some text as fast as you can and you will find something like a-press,
> b-press, b-release, a-release, especially if the two keys are on the middle row
> and on different hands.
> --Markus

In my humble opinion, this is the most sane reason against the patch.

I expected a large amount of resistance from the start.
Thanks for the feedback and healthy discussion.

Received on Fri Jan 29 2016 - 09:50:22 CET

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