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Subject: Re: Touchscreen Interface

Re: Touchscreen Interface

From: Jonathan Gordon <>
Date: Sun, 8 Nov 2009 11:44:02 -0800

I'm not getting into this argument again (other than to say that grid
mode sucks, and if a user is given a touchscreen they always assume it
would be in stylus mode.. so that should be default)...

2009/11/8 Rob Purchase <>:
> Might it be better to add something to for touchscreens, so that
> if the target defines HAVE_TOUCHSCREEN, it looks for
> "<name>.<size>.touch.wps" or "<name>.<size>.<device>.touch.wps" in
> preference to the generic versions?

I'm finding that this scheme for wps naming is outdated and not really
workable anymore (or wont be *soon*). The problem comes up where you
have to keep adding .-ed options onto the filename for every little
addition in the skin for that one target (e.g
<name>.<size>.<device> ....

My thinking is that it should WPSLIST should be extended similar to
the .lang file syntax... something like:
*: cabbiev2.wps
e200*: cabbiev2-e200.wps
recording: cabbiev3-recording.wps
... options


That was probably a bad example, but when skins no longer just care
about screen dimensions something needs to change.

Received on 2009-11-08

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