Marco Martin notmart at
Fri Apr 24 09:24:15 BST 2009

On Friday 24 April 2009, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> On Friday 24 April 2009, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> > It's not that far-fetched to think of them: most laptop touchpads support
> > horizontal scrolling, which are usually keyed to buttons 6 and 7 on X11.
> > An application like a media player could use the primary wheel to control
> > playback volume, whereas the horizontal scrolling could be used for
> > seeking in the current track.
> that's something we could add to the wheel method; in fact, now that i look
> at it, i think we should probably rename Wheel to either Seek or Scroll
> with both a delta and a direction (is).
that sounds good to me, wonder what is the more neutral form for the 
direction, like a sting or simply a bool...
> > My point is: should the SecondaryActivation call provide extra
> > identification information?
> probably; we can pass a string with some defined "well known" values;
> instead of passing button numbers, though, i'd prefer to pass semantics,
> which would also grow nicely to take into consideration multi-touch
> gestures if we should ever get to that point in life ... :)

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