Openmoko Bug #218: Distinguish stylus from finger via tslib

Stefan Monnier monnier at
Wed Nov 5 16:12:46 CET 2008

>  Theoretically speaking, this can be done by filtering the jitter of
>  moving events.  The jitter effect with finger press is larger than
>  that with stylus press.

>  Do we really need this?

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).


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