Chapter 10: Events
A client application communicates with the X server through the connection you
establish with the
A client application sends requests to the X server over this connection.
These requests are made by the Xlib functions that are
called in the client application.
Many Xlib functions cause the X server to generate events,
and the user's typing or moving the pointer can generate events asynchronously.
The X server returns events to the client on the same connection.
This chapter discusses the following topics associated with events:
Functions for handling events are dealt with in the next chapter.
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