On Tue, 27 Jan 2009, Carlos Nazareno wrote:

> 1) Are there any existing hooks/systems for Linux for multi-touch?
> That's the only proper way you can get a virtual keyboard to work for
> a double-touchscreen clamshell device (the feasibility of which is not
> sold to me because of the power consumption of running a 2nd screen vs
> a keyboard, and mostly mostly mostly the lack of haptic feedback from
> a virtual keyboard).
> So back to the question: any existing Linux multi-touch hooks/drivers/APIs?

there has been some discussion on the kernel mailing list recently. they 
are still hammering out what reasonable APIs will be (different 
multi-touch systems provide different capabilities)

David Lang
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