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Re: recommended way to bind mouse-wheel events

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: recommended way to bind mouse-wheel events
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 20:54:48 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.90 (gnu/linux)

> Will this code, which uses the event variables, work also on non-Windows
> platforms? If so, is this a good way to do it, or is there a better way? 

IIUC it should work more or less everywhere, and while it's not great
it's the best we have so far.

> Shouldn't this be documented? (Mice with wheels have been around
> for decades.)

I'd rather not document this ugly hack.  We should indeed remap mouse-4
and mouse-5 to wheel-up and wheel-down (on X11) so those events can be
used everywhere.


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