Libinput 1.4 Marks The Project Being "Done" For Its Original Goals
Written by Michael Larabel in Wayland on 19 July 2016 at 09:14 PM EDT. 16 Comments
WAYLAND --
With this week's release of libinput 1.4, Peter Hutterer has announced "libinput is done", at least in terms of its original goal.s

Peter proclaiming "libinput is done" just comes in regards to the project's original TODO list from when this input library was first conceived for Wayland's needs. That list included keyboard support, touchscreen handling, support for mice, touchpad support, graphics tablet support, track sticks, a reliable test suite, proper documentation, and more.

With this week's release of libinput 1.4, all of the original TODO items have finally been completed with the arrival of the last of the graphics tablet changes. Fortunately, libinput as a project is not over and there are still many additional changes coming to further improve Linux input support on X.Org / Wayland / Mir systems.

Read more via Peter's blog.
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