[EDIT] Why do I need mouse acceleration to move windows and?click buttons?
peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Thu Feb 26 15:53:11 PST 2009
On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 05:56:33PM +0000, Bill Crawford wrote:
> On Thursday 26 February 2009 18:13:01 Dirk wrote:
> > Well, then you haven't had it re-enabling itself over and over again to
> > interfere with your games, yet.
> > Xavier Bestel wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2009-02-26 at 18:58 +0100, Dirk wrote:
> > >> People who believe they need an accelerated pointer to click buttons or
> > >> move windows are not bright enough to realize the absence of
> > >> acceleration anyways.
> > >
> > > Sorry for not being bright enough for you, but I do enjoy acceleration.
> > >
> > > Xav
> a) you probably need to disable the acceleration in whatever preferences utility
> your window manager / desktop environment provide
> b) guys, there *are* cases where a hi-res mouse pretty much obviates "pointer
> acceleration" and mocking someone for wanting to turn it off is ... puerile.
> In fact, what's probably needed is the ability to *decelerate* the thing when
> you want to position something accurately ... :)
see AdaptiveDeceleration (or ConstantDeceleration), added in server 1.6
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