[RFC XI 2.1 - xf86-input-evdev 2/3] Add experimental XI 2.1 multitouch support

Peter Hutterer peter.hutterer at who-t.net
Wed Dec 1 14:07:26 PST 2010

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 10:58:20AM -0500, Chase Douglas wrote:
> > on-the-side question that I just thought of: will having
> > XIDirectTouch/XIDependentTouch on a device be equally limiting as having a
> > single axis mode in XI 1.x?
> Can you provide more detail? I don't see the parallel yet.
> If you're thinking that each touch axis valuator could have it's own
> direct/dependent mode, I don't really understand what that would mean.

well, I guess 20 years ago they didn't think that having devices that are
both absolute and relative was unlikely :)

same thing here. best example I can think of right now is a MT tablet that
has a touchstrip like the Intuos3. the latter would be relative to the
pointer position.


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