Enable tapping by default

Nikos Roussos comzeradd at fedoraproject.org
Tue Nov 18 09:20:03 UTC 2014

On 11/18/2014 06:55 AM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 12:16:26AM +0200, Nikos Roussos wrote:
>> On 11/18/2014 12:12 AM, Peter Hutterer wrote:
>>> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 02:27:53PM +0300, Mustafa Muhammad wrote:
>>>> Hi, I am testing Fedora 21 beta and -like all previous versions- click
>>>> by tapping is off by default.
>>>> Several bug reports concerning this were closed as NOTABUG, but
>>>> tapping is useful for us (people who use it), I don't think it bothers
>>>> the others that much, and is on by default in most operating systems
>>>> and Linux distributions.
>>>> What can we do to make this happen?
>>> This comes up every couple of versions, so here is the reasoning for
>>> disabled by default:
>>> * if you don't know that tapping is a thing (or enabled by default), you get
>>>   spurious button events that make the desktop feel buggy.
>>> * if you do know what tapping is and you want it, you usually know where to
>>>   enable it, or at least you can search for it.
>> Well, in practice most users just think it's broken.
> and you have references for "most"?

Based on my experience from events (as an ambassador). We all assuming
here. Do you have reference that "most" users will know where to look?

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