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SubjectRe: [PATCH] to drivers/input/evdev.c to add mixer device "/dev/input/events"
On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 04:06:04PM -0400, Dave Neuer wrote:

> On 8/15/05, Joe Peterson <joe@skyrush.com> 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.

Yep. Exactly so.

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs, SuSE CR
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