Touchpad hacking, who to talk to before commencing work

From: Carl
Date: Mon Apr 05 2010 - 02:06:20 EST

Hi everybody, this is my first post to the list.

I have a new mbp 5, and I've been frustrated at the basicness of its
operation compared to its functionality under osx. My original plan
was to simply open
up the bcm5974 and create a deadzone at the bottom of the touch pad so
I could rest my thumb there and click. Configuration through synaptics
doesnt seem to work for some reason.

Anyway, to make a long story short, I had a bit too much fun with the
trackpad and watching it track all 10 fingers, and now I'd like to
implement some
more advanced functionality. As a quick hack, I could theoretically do
this inside the driver itself, but it would be better to write a new
input handler.

Is anyone currently working on something similar. I dont want to be
reinventing the wheel.

Cheers guys.

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