[PATCH v6] protocol: Extend wl_touch with touchpoint shape and orientation

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Mon Nov 14 12:07:43 UTC 2016

Hi Dennis,

On 11 November 2016 at 19:40, Dennis Kempin <denniskempin at google.com> wrote:
> This CL updates the wl_touch interface with a shape and
> orientation event.
> The shape/orientation of a touch point is not relevant for most UI
> applications, but allows a better experience in some cases
> such as drawing apps.
> The events are used by the compositor to inform the client
> about changes in the shape and orientation of a touchpoint, which is
> approximated by an ellipse and it's angle to the y-axis.
> The event is optional and only sent when compositor and the
> touch device support this type of information. The client is
> responsible for making a reasonable assumption about the
> touch shape if no shape is reported.
> Signed-off-by: Dennis Kempin <denniskempin at google.com>


Reviewed-by: Daniel Stone <daniels at collabora.com>

It would be nice to get a pointer to the CL adding this to Exosphere
for reference here, but I couldn't find one with a quick search. This
should be good to merge though.


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