> "A solution for such cases would be to define "private" touch zones. Any touch initiated in such zones would be handled exclusively by that application."
> Sounds fine for a touchscreen but it doesn't make as much sense on a touchpad where even a small "private" zone would be a poor use of the small area.
I realise that this train has left, but what is the reason for handling touch screens and touch pads the same? I would naively assume that all touch pad gestures would automatically go to the currently focussed window.