pgf at laptop.org
Thu Apr 15 11:18:34 EDT 2010
> On 15 April 2010 11:40, Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 11:34 AM, Sebastian Silva
> > <sebastian at fuentelibre.org> wrote:
> >> BTW how do you disable it?
> > Yeah -- can we disable it easily on F11 builds?
> (speaking only for XO) No. We would have to change mouse driver which
> introduces a handful of regressions, will need some real effort to
> resolve. See the discussions earlier in the thread.
> The most realistic quick-fix option I can think of is adding a small
> hack into the psmouse driver in the OLPC kernel, which sends the
> single command needed to disable tap-to-click. Last time I looked at
> this code I remember thinking that this would be quite easy, since the
> more-powerful synaptics driver doesn't actually change the mode of the
> mouse, it just takes advantage of a whole load of non-standard
that's a good idea.
if such a thing were to be introduced, and if it could be made
run-time or boot-time controllable, i take it the consensus from
deployments is that tap-to-click is more confusing than helpful,
and it should be disabled by default. correct?
(i know that i myself find it annoying. the XO is annoying
enough to type on, without having my windows flip out from under
me because i have careless thumbs.)
paul fox, pgf at laptop.org
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