"Thomas Adam" <tho...@fvwm.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 06:29:59AM +0200, Viktor Griph wrote:
> > Den 17 okt. 2016 11:56 PM skrev "Dominik Vogt" <dominik.v...@gmx.de>:
> > >
> > > Does anybody really use libstroke support?
> > I've been using it in my configs since I started using fvwm.
> > > It's resonsible for
> > > quite some hardly readably code, and I suspect nobody uses it
> > > anymore. If there's a need for mouse gesture or touchpad support,
> > > there must certainly be some other library around that does a
> > > better job.
> > I haven't looked for alternatives, but it feels like the functionality
> > really should live in a separate application. It's not about managing
> > windows, but being able to execute commands on gestures.
> Absolutely. From looking at the libstroke homepage  it seems as though
> FVWM are the only real users of this library. Heck, they even have FVWM
> listed as a reference program---including packaging up the FVWM sources for
> 2.0.45. Historically interesting, but hardly relevant.
> I am all in favour of writing a program to do this external to FVWM
> instead---heck, it could even be a module if necessary. But I don't like it
> in the core of FVWM, and never have---the STROKE_CODE macro seems to really
> irritate me.
I've looked around but most of such projects are too old and/or not in the main
distributions. The only one looks promising is Easystroke  but stucks since
For multi gesture support synclient could be used as here  described. It has
been written in Perl so it could be interesting as an extension for perlib ...
- Thomas -
> -- Thomas Adam
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