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Re: Proposal: switch default desktop to xfce

>  you need something with big buttons
> that is finger-friendly, 

I'm surprised how much accuracy a capacitive multitouch mobile has when
in touchscreen terms it is actually extremely poor (3-4mm) exacerbated
by them not responding to nails (conductive), a trade-off for size and
multitouch. Many have much better accuracy (infra-red, resistive) and
certainly will have multitouch too in the future. Websites having big
buttons represented by tiny ones visually on Android is certainly true
due to this.

> My conclusion is that the right UI to choose is quite machine-specific
> and also user-specific.

The 10 touch Baanto has very good accuracy ( < mm) and is an example of
an external infra-red that actually doesn't work with Linux due to an
indirectly related bug last time I checked even though it is alleged to
by Baanto.

Some accurate single touch resistive touches also work as a standard
mouse though they require detection and the movement being inverted,
but it would be a very simple driver. The supplier had died but it
seems to have been revived recently.


'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'

(Doug McIlroy)

In Other Words - Don't design like polkit or systemd

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