Openmoko Bug #218: Distinguish stylus from finger via tslib

Pietro Abate Pietro.Abate at
Wed Nov 5 18:22:08 CET 2008

On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 04:42:46PM +0100, Marcel wrote:
> > I was thinking recently that it could be used to make all applications
> > "finger usable": if you detect a finger and it's been pressed for
> > a while on the same spot, show the pressed area magnified (as is done
> > with the illume keyboard, except do it for all apps but only when you
> > detect a finger).
> Magnifying an area to enable one to select tiny buttons doesn't really make 
> it "finger usable", it just simplifies using finger-unusable apps imo...

On the other hand, if we had a configuration setting to specify if you
are using a stylus or your fingers, you could use this knowledge to
enable or disable this kind of functionalites ... 

just a though

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