Originally Posted by h1uke
On a serious note: my goal was more practical. I was trying to find a neutral gesture
which could serve as a user special action introducer, and at the same time, minimally
disturb the standard Kindle software. Based on what I observed, the "Tool Tripletap" was
excluded from consideration. Events of this kind are not signaled (by the driver?) and
do not reach the application. The reason for that is currently unknown.
Good choice might be long press, which AFAIR has its unique Xevent code.
For example short press selects item, long press opens context menu.