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[Xbindkeys-devel] Re: xbindkeys

From: Philippe Brochard
Subject: [Xbindkeys-devel] Re: xbindkeys
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 20:54:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.3 (gnu/linux)

Hi, sorry for the delay.
xbindkeys has a mailing list now.

Thanks for your remarks. And effectively binding 2 buttons for the same
command is undefined in the configuration file.
We'll fix this.



Nicolai Lissner writes:

> Hello, and thanks a lot for xbindkeys. It's great - I'm using it
> for a long time now and enjoy to use it with several
> windowmanagers without configuring each windowmanager again and
> again to use the same keys :) merci. I wish there were more
> "unixish" applications that just do the one thing they do
> perfectly, like xbindkeys.
> Today I've met another user on IRC (he might already
> have contacted you, too) who tried to use a binding for two
> mousebuttons pressed at the same time. xbindkeys doesn't support
> it, well, personally I never missed that feature. But I've tried
> his suggested syntax
> "command"
>       b:2 + b:3
> and - surprise - after trying a bit (while it run "command" even
> on button 2 only) it managed to crash my xserver. and actually
> I've not been able to startx again without removing the wrong
> line from my ~/.xbindkeysrc - I'm using awesome as WM (and
> actually it has some mousebutton-bindings too, so the crash might
> just be a conflict with that) if that matters.
> This doesn't hurt me at all, I don't use mousebutton bindings 
> (I am more a keyboard-lover) - but I think crashing X is still
> a bug that should not happen. Maybe it just should printout
> an error or ignore combinations not possible. 
> However, this bug has very low priority to me. Do not understand
> this mail as a complainment, I'm really happy with xbindkeys
> as it is, I just thought you might want to know about this
> unexpected behaviour :)
> Thanks again and best wishes,
> Nicolai

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