Create a script/program for extracting gesture data

Bug #622790 reported by Duncan McGreggor on 2010-08-23
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Open Input Framework

Bug Description

Depends on:
 * bug #622781
 * bug #731375

Related to:
 * bug #622753

Once we have a good sense of what we can do with the data that's associated with the components of a gesture (see bug #622781), we're going to be able to start collecting data. We'll need a script or compiled executable to do this. The script needs to do the following:
 * query the user to perform a particular gesture (e,g., "Please perform a 3-finger tap")
 * let the user know what the gesture engine recognized
 * record the complete data set of the gesture
 * let the user know that the gesture has been recorded
 * ask for another gesture, and repeat process
 * this app should eventually cycle through all defined/recognized gestures and repeat
 * bonus points: after cycling through an entire set, gestures that did not match what grail expected should be re-queried with more frequency than others.

Changed in utouch-grail:
assignee: nobody → Duncan McGreggor (oubiwann)
summary: - Created a script/program for extracting gesture data
+ Create a script/program for extracting gesture data
Changed in utouch-grail:
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → natty-alpha-2
Henrik Rydberg (rydberg) wrote :

The thought I have here is to use the recording mechanism in Tagging using time ought to be enough to reconstruct the setting perfectly.

Duncan McGreggor (oubiwann) wrote :

A late update to Henrik's comment: yes! utouch-evemu will do the trick.

A first step would be a CLI script that wraps it...

Changed in utouch-grail:
status: New → In Progress
affects: utouch-grail → utouch-evemu
Changed in utouch-evemu:
milestone: natty-alpha-2 → none
description: updated
description: updated
Changed in utouch-evemu:
status: In Progress → Triaged
assignee: Duncan McGreggor (oubiwann) → nobody
affects: utouch-evemu → utouch
Changed in utouch:
importance: Medium → Low
Chase Douglas (chasedouglas) wrote :

Since this is no longer a task in progress, I am closing the bug as won't fix. If we begin work on this task again, we will track progress elsewhere anyway.

Changed in utouch:
status: Triaged → Won't Fix
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