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Re: Easy things for Android port

From: T.V Raman
Subject: Re: Easy things for Android port
Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 07:27:35 -0800
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Po Lu <luangruo@yahoo.com> writes:

This is awesome progress.

One question re on-screen keyboard:

Given Emacs' heavy usage of modifier keys, simply adding on-screen
keyboard support may not deliver something very useful.

perhaps we should step back and ask "How Can Emacs Leverage Touch Input"
in a broader sense, and use that as the motivation to do some real UI
innovation  > The Android port, found in feature/android, is now useful for 
> given that you have a mouse and keyboard.
> If someone wants to do easy things for the Android port, they would be:
>   - make dired.c understand the `/assets' special directory.
>   - make drawing faster by avoiding the extra canvas save and restore on
>     each graphics op, only doing that if clip rectangles really change.
>   - add support for touch screen events, like in xterm.c, and the
>     on-screen keyboard.
>   - add support for the TrueType Container format to sfnt.c and
>     sfntfont.c.  This is easy because TTC files are just TrueType files
>     with multiple table directories, each representing a single font.
>   - add support for window restacking and geometry operations
>     (i.e. raise-frame, android_reparent_window, et cetera.)



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