|Apr 12, 2008, 05:07 PM||#1|
How many mouse buttons could you possibly need...
...well 65535 if Carbon is anything to go by!
Yes, generally coding for more mouse buttons than you manufacture/sell would probably be considered foul play...!
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|Apr 12, 2008, 08:25 PM||#3|
That is an absolute limit of the data type used to tell the OS how many mouse buttons there could be.
Besides some type of haptic feedback unit could send a lot of different distinct inputs to the OS that could be treated as "buttons" but could mean almost anything to a driver/app.
People said similar things about 64-bit filesystem support in the older Finder. Now we have Macs capable of holding terabyte-plus storage internally. Not to mention SAN/NAS for use with FinalCutServer or scientific (government) computing requiring massive data stores.
Was this really worth a whole new thread?
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