[Haskell-cafe] Suggestion: define a standard keyboard codes library?

Yitzchak Gale gale at sefer.org
Wed Aug 26 06:42:11 EDT 2009

Peter Verswyvelen wrote:
> Several libraries define their own codes for they keyboard (GLFW, GTK, GLUT,
> etc)
> Maybe it would be nice to agree on a standard datatype for keys? This might
> also include digital buttons on a joystick, etc...
> The Windows API has virtual key codes for this.

X windows key symbols are used extensively in XMonad.
They are found in the X11 package, in the modules
Graphics.X11.Types and Graphics.X11.ExtraTypes.


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