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Re: Joystick Afterthought: Prob w multi windows

There is a way to have multiple browser windows open simultaneously and have
messages go between them in a coordinated way. No problem there.

Does anyone know if there's a Linux driver for the Nintendo controller?


-----Original Message-----
From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx <zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx <ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tuesday, November 24, 1998 1:08 PM
Subject: [zigzag] :zz: Joystick Afterthought: Prob w multi windows (Andrew?

>The two-joystick thing is great for two windows,
> but as soon as we go to multi windows it's less
> relevant.
>Andrew-- is there a way to communicate
> with two Netscape (or IE) windows at once?
> In that case the user could select which two
> are currently Joyful.  (Cf. 'accursed'.)
>>Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 02:47:56 +0900
>>To: zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx
>>From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>Subject: Re: [zigzag] Joysticks
>>Cc: ted
>>In-Reply-To: <001101be17cf$ee3bacf0$2d4daccf@thunderroad>
>>I specially think that a Nintendo-type 2-joystick
>> controller (I bought one, it's around here someplace)
>> is a very good idea.
>>What I would suggest is assuming it's on either
>> the serial parallel port or the gameport.  That way
>> if you have no gameport you can still do it.
>>At 12:28 PM 11/24/98 -0500, you wrote:
>>>I am thinking that a ZigZag user interface that uses one or two joysticks
>>>would be neat. Has anyone worked on such an interface?
>>>If not, do you think it would be worthwhile to try to build one? All
>>>thoughts are welcome.
>>>Best regards,
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