Only grab keyboard when line edits have focus in pinentry (qt)

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at
Thu Jun 30 07:30:55 CEST 2016

On Wed 2016-06-29 04:22:22 -0400, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
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> Am Dienstag, 28. Juni 2016 17:08:22 schrieb Daniel Kahn Gillmor:
>>  b) user confusion about window focus (e.g. typing your password into
>>     your chat client by accident when you think you're typing in your
>>     pinentry)
> How does that happen in detail?
> Are you refering to the following case:
> You start typing in the pinentry and after the third key you have pressed,
> a new, different window pops up and the fourth key goes to that window?
> Or is it:
> You see the pinentry, but your keyboard focus is elsewhere, so you start
> typing, but the first key goes to the other window (which still had the 
> focus).

fwiw, i've seen both things happen.  it's also possible that the focus
is in the pinentry, but slips out (e.g. due to mouse wiggle on
focus-follows-mouse systems, or accidental "heel-click" of tap-to-click


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