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    SubjectRe: uniform input device packets?

    > 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.

    I'm really Pavel
    Look at ;-).

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