pentab applications (was Re: Ship Meeting Minutes, for 8/6/07)

C. Scott Ananian cscott at
Tue Aug 7 18:43:40 EDT 2007

On 8/7/07, Zephaniah E. Hull <warp at> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 07, 2007 at 01:37:20PM -0400, C. Scott Ananian wrote:
> > We also probably need some good applications to demo the pen tablet:
> > these perhaps should be started in parallel with the other pentab
> > work.  Presumably paint will support it, but we'll need
> > pressure-sensitive brushes or some such to really show the pentab off.
> Erm, actually the pen tablet mode has no pressure sensing.
> The glide sensor (finger) mode does, however it only goes from 0-15, and
> that tends to get maxed out from the light pressure that at least I use
> to operate the touchpad.

My reading of (page 10) is
exactly the opposite.    You only really get Z information in Pen
Tablet (PT) mode.  The Z information is also supposed to range from

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