that thing where you drag your finger across a touchpad but at some point the pressure of your finger inadvertently changes just enough to turn a pointer move into a tap and drag of whatever was under your pointer at that inadvertent moment in time?

yeah, I fucking hate that shit.

same person who programmed this behavior will probably jump my shit for being okay with vim's undiscoverable modality though

@djsundog I've been having that experience with my mouse and it's impossibly obnoxious ><

@djsundog If you can't be bothered to read 4000 pages of :help before being able to use a text editor, did you really want to edit anything bad enough?

@mdhughes you'd never jump on a riding lawn mower without reading the manual first!!

@djsundog Not a year goes by, not a year!, that I don't hear of some dumb kid starting vim and getting sucked under^W^W trapped unable to quit!

Vimtutor exists
Yeah it doesn't teach you everything but it teaches you enough to get around

@djsundog comes prepackaged with vim most of the time actually

@djsundog I will say that the guy who maintains libinput seems quite helpful and approachable, but also that it's literally just one guy making roughly every touchpad work on Linux in a reasonable way. So, y'know, he does his best.

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