MPX and multitouch
mumismo at gmail.com
Wed May 14 18:08:33 PDT 2008
Applications, more specifically, windows will get events, will get:
That's all they need to know.
On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 4:34 AM, Thorsten Wilms <t_w_ at freenet.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-05-15 at 00:00 +0900, Jordi Polo wrote:
> > I have been thinking about an architecture for gestures etc. And it is
> > difficult to make it out of the toolkits.
> > Basically, the toolkits already have an event loop where they take
> > events from X.
> > It is easy to implement mouse gestures for simple and multi pointers
> > there.
> > multitouch gestures, they much more difficult but I don't see good
> > reasons to move them outside that even loop.
> What if you have apps using various toolkits running?
> Isn't that event loop a per application thing, anyway?
> I think it would be ideal to have a service that processes input events
> outside of X. For uniform event handling on console and X. To have full
> control of input focus.
> But for transition and platforms where you can't do that, it should be
> possible to run each supporting app in a standalone mode (per app
> gestures instead of system-wide).
> Thorsten Wilms
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Jordi Polo Carres
NLP laboratory - NAIST
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