@a7 Good point, although I was testing an automatic input configuration tool and I don't know if I would have trusted a nested X Server to behave in the same way.
The conundrum: My software is incredibility simple but low-level and I fear advanced usage has insurmountable difficultly.
Not The Solution: Make it more complex and hold the users hand; sacrificing efficiency.
What I did: Make separate application to help with configuration.
Extreme performance optimization can be fun but I think I went a little too far when making i3dropdown looking back it now.
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