multi-touch

Gary Martin garycmartin at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 11 00:00:33 EDT 2010


On 11 Jun 2010, at 04:14, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 4:05 PM, Gary Martin <garycmartin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 8 Jun 2010, at 09:53, "C. Scott Ananian" <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
>> 
>>> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 4:20 AM, Carlos Nazareno <object404 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> If possible, go for a minimum of 5 touch points capability, which is
>>>> what Apple has I think.
>> 
>> Yes, it would be good to keep in mind a likely use case where two children interact with one device screen (example, the various split screen piano apps on the iPad where two people can play face to face).
>> 
>> Regards,
>> --Gary
>> 
>> P.S. Anyone have RDP working on an iPad with Sugar in a VirtualBox? I have it working OK via VNC for UI testing, but RDP would allow passing over audio, and allow the Sugar VM to be run headless.
> 
> I believe itap is a very good RDP client for the ipad.

Thanks Peter.

Quick update, it's either itap or Desktop Connect. I've emailed both about Virtual Box support. itap folks kindly/honestly say VB is not yet properly supported, with some users reporting success but others reporting severe graphical problems — say they will officially support VB in a future release. Desktop Connect folks gave me a slightly open response of 'yes this should work fine with Desktop Connect V 2.0, please let us know if you experience any issues.'

[Damn, just been out for drinks with a whole swarm of iPad/iPhone developers, I knew there was something else I should have been picking their brains over]

Regards,
--Gary

> Peter


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