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Re: Workaround for Ksynaptics. (Was preventing people from making a mistake)

On Monday 08 December 2008, Tim wrote:
>>>> But this would completely disable it for all users, with no way for
>>>> a particular user to enable it, and I didn't like that idea.
>Gene Heskett:
>> And why not?  Hey folks, its a laptop or it wouldn't have a ^&*^%
>> touchpad in the first place, and unless the user who left it there for
>> the next user takes his personal mouse with him, it will still be
>> there for the next user.  Not a very good argument for user defined
>> pad killing IMO.  Particularly since most lappies belong to that user
>> and are not generally shared.
>e.g. One (expensive) laptop at home that everyone shares, where some
>want to use the mouse, others want to use the touchpad.

That, from my experience, would tend to be the exception that proves the rule.

Here, I am the only user, so that tends to color my perspective.

Cheers, Gene
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