MPX and multitouch
peter at cs.unisa.edu.au
Tue May 13 16:23:46 PDT 2008
On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 12:09:43AM +0900, Jordi Polo wrote:
> On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 1:13 AM, Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org>
> On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 04:44:27PM +0100, Peter Clifton wrote:
> > On Mon, 2008-05-12 at 00:10 +0900, Jordi Polo wrote:
> > > To further clarify it, I will not create gestures from multiple
> > > devices but from single multitouch devices.
> > > The basic idea is take the events from X, convert them to QEvents,
> > > give them to a library to create gestures and send gestures and
> > > that wasn't recognized as gestures to KDE apps.
> > Is there a lower level this can work at, such that the library is
> > to non KDE applications as well?
> > It would be nice if this kind of logic would behave uniformly across
> > platform, whether an app uses QT, GTK, other..
> If someone wants to design a cross-toolkit library that does this,
> sure they'd be more than welcome. :)
> I don't feel very comfortable out of Qt but I agree that doing it so
> that it can be reused is the best solution. I guess that it can
> eventually be proposed for fd.o.
> I will ask to the KDE people if they would use a non-qt lib for
> something like that.
> Anyway, I don't find any reference to the blobs events in the MPX web.
> Tomorrow I will try to compile it (it seems difficult)
unfortunately the branch containing blob events is currently orphaned and has
been for a while. plans are to take it up again in the next months, but IIRC
right now it doesn't even build.
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