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SubjectRe: [PATCH 8/8] Add BTN_TOUCH to Synaptics driver. Update mousedev.
Hi!

> > > One thing I tried to avoid is a 'device class' kind of field, that'd
> > > tell if a device is a mouse a touchpad, touchscreen, tablet, whatever.
> > > I tried to avoid it because there are devices that don't fall into any
> > > predefined class and if we make enough classes, someone someday will
> > > make a device that won't fit again.
> >
> > I believe having "is overlaid over screen" bit gets it right :-).
>
> Tablets aren't. And they're handled the same way as touchscreens.

Ouch, so what's the difference between tablet and touchpad? Is it only
in a way you are expected to use it? In such case "this is touchpad"
bit is probably needed :-(.
Pavel
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