[lsb-discuss] X11 libraries requested for future LSB spec

Alan Coopersmith Alan.Coopersmith at Sun.COM
Mon Jun 19 08:54:18 PDT 2006

Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
> Based on what I've been hearing, these libraries have
> had serious recent requests for addition to the LSB:
> libXcomposite
> libXdamage
> libXfixes
> libXft
> libxkbfile, libxkbui
> Most of these requests come from the FSG Accessibility
> workgroup. Xft is the exception; but it's needed to be
> able to enable reasonable UTF8 processing without having
> to go to higher-level toolkits or putting some low-level
> routines in libX11 into the spec (these routines are
> not popular and we've been asked not to standardize them).
> At least in the form of the two people I've checked with,
> upstream (x.org) is okay with these.

This X.Org upstream person would be okay with all but the
XKB ones.   libxkbfile especially is undocumented, changes
incompatibly, and is not intended for any application to use.

	-Alan Coopersmith-           alan.coopersmith at sun.com
	 Sun Microsystems, Inc. - X Window System Engineering

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