new kde project
gav at indigoarchive.net
Mon Jun 2 21:13:00 BST 2003
> Yes, there are more devices than just IR remote controls that could benefit
> from the infrastructure:
> - multimedia keyboards (PS/2 or USB, driven by keycodes)
> - USB HID devices (like the 'copy' buttons on scanners and 'snapshot' on
> - bluetooth remote controls (there are specal bluetooth devices to control
> presentations, so you would have commands like 'next slide')
add hot plug events to that.
this is all thue, however i'm not sure how extensive the khotkeys architecture
is to allow such a generalised mapping; a plugin architecture seems like it
should be considered for input events at least.
the architecture would have to support several new (to khotkeys) concepts
including having multiple devices from a single plugin capable of sustaining
their own states.
> I also wonder how it interacts with other IR software: while this IR
> handler is running, is it still possible to receive other data, for example
> using OBEX?
all other ir-rc software works fine - lirc provides a character device
/dev/lirc, which any number of applications may connect to to receive ir-rc
i'm not sure how this releates to obex or irda in general. i suspect they have
no effect on each other unless they use the same hardware, in which case i
suspect they're mutually exclusive. pure speculation though.
Gav Wood <gav at indigoarchive.net>
codito ergo non satis bibivi
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