Re: Physically based kinetic scrolling

Sweet feature! But....

Is this legal to implement? As far as I know, doesn't a portion of the
Apple v Samsung trial have to do with the way Samsung implemented touch
scrolling? Also, aren't apple's patents the reason why Android doesn't
have the bounce animation in their scrolling lists?

I'm not a lawyer, but these two patents seem to describe what you have
implemented (and to a lesser degree, the pre-existing touch physics in

On 05/05/2014 09:24 AM, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
On 5 May 2014 14:58, Lieven van der Heide <lievenvanderheide gmail com> wrote:
I modified the scrolled windows kinetic scrolling to match the actual
physics laws for friction and springs. IMHO, this gives a much more pleasing

Sounds great, kudos!

A branch with these changes is at

I hope that someone can have a look at it, and maybe merge it into the main
gtk branch.

In case it helps:




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