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SubjectFF layer restrictions [Was: [PATCH 1/1] Input: add sensable phantom driver]
Why did you remove all Cced people? Anyway I filtered some of them out

johann deneux napsal(a):
> You are right, the direction in ff_effect is meant to be an angle.
> A dirty solution would be to use the 16 bits as two 8-bits angles. Or

That would be a problem as I need 3x 16bits.

> maybe we should change the API. I don't think there are many
> applications using force feedback yet, so maybe that should be ok?
> If we change the API, we should remove the assumption that a device has
> at most two axes to render effects. We could for instance have a
> magnitude argument for each axis which is capable of rendering effects.
> That might be necessary even for more common gaming devices like racing
> wheels: One can think pedals could also be capable of force feedback
> some day, not just the steering wheel.

I can do that, but in that case, I need to know how people (especially those
input one) want me to do...

-- Jiri Slaby
faculty of informatics, masaryk university, brno, cz
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