Ticket #8222 (new enhancement)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 6 years ago

When touchpad is auto-calibrating, change cursor to spinner

Reported by: HoboPrimate Owned by: dsaxena
Priority: normal Milestone: 9.1.0-cancelled
Component: kernel Version: not specified
Keywords: Cc: gregorio
Action Needed: never set Verified: no
Deployments affected: Blocked By:


Using 8.2-757

When the touchpad goes nutty, I know from the release notes that I just have to leave it and wait <10 seconds for it to recalibrate itself. Knowing this, I no longer fight with the touchpad.

I wonder if the cursor could change to some shape which would "tell" kids, "hands off the touchpad for a bit, please". Like changing fully to a spinner, as if the Cursor (equivalent to the touchpad, in kids eyes) was thinking/working/fixing-itself (recalibrating).

Change History

Changed 6 years ago by gregorio

  • owner set to dsaxena
  • component changed from not assigned to kernel
  • milestone changed from Not Triaged to 9.1.0

Changed 6 years ago by gregorio

  • type changed from defect to enhancement

Changed 6 years ago by dsaxena

This requires both kernel and non-kernel work. We need a way for the kernel to tell the application stack that we are calibrating and that information has to be used by (X? Sugar?) to go into spinning cursor mode until we send an end of recalibration message.

Changed 6 years ago by dsaxena

  • cc gregorio added
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