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:zz: Joystick Afterthought: Prob w multi windows (Andrew?
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- Subject: :zz: Joystick Afterthought: Prob w multi windows (Andrew?
- From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 25 Nov 1998 03:06:54 +0900
- Cc: ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: zigzag@xxxxxxxxxx
The two-joystick thing is great for two windows,
but as soon as we go to multi windows it's less
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
>From: Ted Nelson <ted@xxxxxxxxxx>
>Subject: Re: [zigzag] Joysticks
>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.
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