Touch Support

Registered by Rick Spencer on 2010-04-20

1. xorg-xserver support
2. well designed touch apps
3. touch design guidelines, tweaking app for touch

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Sebastien Bacher
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Rick Spencer
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
None
Definition:
New
Series goal:
Accepted for maverick
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Work Items:
[mterry] Create "touch" tag: DONE
Make a cursor theme with large cursor that simulates finger such that apps can be tested
Investigate gtk-touchscreen-mode
Investigate making all mouse clicks appear to be left-clicks (fingers don't have right mouse buttons)
Investigate disabling hover events
Make a tiny UI (one button app) that enables above tricks
Put above app + tricks into a PPA for general consumption (lucid + maverick)
Evangelize above PPA and testing/filing "touch" bugs
Investigate state of on-screen keyboards (OSK)
Find someone interested in improving existing best OSK or creating new OSK

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Work Items