Re: [PATCH 2/2] input: mousedev: Emulate right and middle buttonsfor single-button touchpads

From: Henrik Rydberg
Date: Wed Sep 10 2008 - 12:06:17 EST

>> Regarding the tapping patch; it is addressing the correctness of
>> already implemented functionality. I can see nothing wrong with that.
> My position that since the isssue can be "fixed" by simply installing
> the proper X driver I'd rather not include it. Mousedev purpose is to
> provide good enough emulation in absence of a native driver and that's
> it. Also, the default value would not work well on high-resiolution
> devices (like Synaptics) and would require user fiddling with kernel
> parameters - not worth it in my opinion.

The parameter could be made dimensionless and the distance test scaled
with the size of the device; the argument invalidates the current patch,
but not the idea itself. Maybe the patch will appear in acceptable form
at some point, but for now, I rest my case.

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