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Re: Bug#219163: ITP: synaptic-touchpad -- Synaptics TouchPad driver for XFree86



On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 11:56:04PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 09, 2003 at 10:03:14AM +1100, Daniel Stone wrote:
> > There is one unreachable person; IIRC, he was a reasonably major
> > contributor.
> 
> Double bummer.

Aye; sort of condemns it to external DDKdom.

> > I was thinking about xfree86-driver-synaptics, or
> > xfree86-driver-input-synaptics, but the last one is too unnecessarily
> > longwinded. (I was going to package this as an XSF project, post-exams).
> 
> I thought about the latter as well.  It's not too long-winded if we
> expect having input and video modules with identical names.

I can't particularly see this at the moment, but I'm sure something will
rise up and prove us wrong.

> Is the XFree86 driver namespace subdivided in practice (i.e., in a
> name-resolution sense), or merely cosmetically via directory layout?

I don't believe it's subdivided in a name-resolution sense, but I could
be wrong.

-- 
Daniel Stone                                              <daniel@fooishbar.org>
"The programs are documented fully by _The Rise and Fall of a Fooish Bar_,
available by the Info system." -- debian/manpage.sgml.ex, dh_make template

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