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

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at
Sat Oct 31 13:02:27 CET 2009

On Sat, 31 Oct 2009 11:38:59 +0100 Michal Brzozowski <rusolis at> said:

> 2009/10/31 Carsten Haitzler <raster at>
> > you pressed just once - or you think you did. but you actually had a press,
> > a
> > release, and a press , release etc. again because your pressure went above,
> > below and above the "pressure level" needed to register a click.
> >
> What's the "pressure level"? Is it in the the hardware? Is it possible to
> adjust it?

nothing in software i have seen. if it was possible it would have been adjusted
long ago... the driver already has code to de-jitter the input (smooth it out)
it may as well de-jitter the temporal information too.

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