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SubjectRe: uniform input device packets?
Hi!

> If we're safe to assume that 8 (2^3) devices of any one type is
> sufficient, and that there will never be more than 32 (2^5) different
> types of devices, then we can represent this information in 1 byte. We're
> basically saying that each device/ID# is unique, allowing for a *total*
> of 255 (2^8) possible devices (although no more than 8 in any category).
> I think this is sufficient.

Hmm, I do not like this one. What is wrong with attaching 9 mice to my
PC? Also, you limited number of device types to 4. Currently, we have
keyboards, mice, joysticks, lightpens, tablets. That's 5.

Pavel
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I'm really pavel@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz. Pavel
Look at http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/ ;-).

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