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Drawing Tablet Support Being Figured Out For Wayland

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Published on 25 June 2014 12:26 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland
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Support for drawing tablets is currently being figured out for the Wayland protocol.

Chandler Paul has published a draft specification of wl_tablet that covers support for drawing tablets (i.e. Wacom-like tablets) to the Wayland protocol. Tablet support is already present within libinput as the common, abstracted input library but now it's time to add the necessary support to the Wayland protocol.

The draft specification of the Wayland tablet protocol can be found via this mailing list post.

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