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Re: Status of touchpad support in F12 for kdm?



On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 9:10 PM, mcloaked <mike cloaked gmail com> wrote:
> Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler <at> chello.at> writes:
>
>> No, tapping is disabled by default distrowide, there's nothing KDM can or
>> should do about this. This is an intentional decision by the upstream
>> Synaptics driver developers. Most touchpads have dedicated buttons you can
>> press, which are much harder to click accidentally than it is to trigger an
>> unwanted tapping click.
>>
>>         Kevin Kofler
>
> Given the recent long thread concerning upstream decisions about defaults in
> Thunderbird 3.0beta4 it seems to me that just because upstream makes a specific
> decision does not always mean that is the best decision. What happens
> when releasing a package in Fedora can be given a possible better decision
> than upstream at times - I wonder what others feel about the defaults in this
>  case for touchpad behaviour?

Well that does not quite work if the fedora maintainer is the upstream
maintainer.

He would either change both or none.


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