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SubjectRe: [PATCH] to drivers/input/evdev.c to add mixer device "/dev/input/events"
On 8/15/05, Joe Peterson <> wrote:
> So, overall, I agree that we should not invent hacks to make up for
> another software package's problems...

but also wrote:

> If the kernel could handle that aspect, it would make all programs more stable.

which seems a little contradictory.

However, Joe continued with:

> It does not sound right to push the handling of the intermittent nature
> to each user program.

Indeed. Each user program should not care about it. An event/hotplug
library should, and the user programs should use that. Like d-bus/HAL.

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