Touch pads

Richard A. Smith richard at
Tue Nov 25 18:58:44 EST 2008

Ben Wiley Sittler wrote:
> i just tried to simulate this.
> as a test i used an eyedropper to put 0.5ml of tapwater onto the
> touchpad. suddenly the entire vertical strip of trackpad containing

Foreign material on all non multi-touch pads causes problems.
Drops of liquid break every single touch touchpad type I've messed with. 
Its not something we can fix on a single touch device.

Richard Smith  <richard at>
One Laptop Per Child

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