Insisting on metaphors that exploit the device's weaknesses (Re: Centralization of graphical awesomeness)

Matthias Huber matthias.huber at
Sat Oct 31 09:47:10 CET 2009

Laszlo KREKACS schrieb:
> On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 9:21 AM, Matthias Huber
> <matthias.huber at> wrote:
>> that's exact what i told you, what openbox has: they say: if movement <
>> number_pixels then its click,
>> if movement >= pixels, its slide.
>> in your case, one could hava a hysteresis over the time: if a single click
>> comes shortly after a slide,
>> it is part of slide.
>> if you measure now the time of the tap, you have all you need for
>> differentiating between all this three events.
>> generally i think, its better to get the btn-release instead of btn-down.
>> (from the view of windowmanager)
>> and you are right: it should be done in tslib or window manager.
> In that case you just killed any application which are drawing oriented.
> So no Xournal, Sketchbook or any such application.

why do you think so ?
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