[Fwd: Re: Microwindows Project picked up as worthy Linux News]

Chris Johns ccj at acm.org
Thu Feb 3 02:20:35 UTC 2000

> -------- Original Message --------
> From: Erwin Rol <Erwin.Rol at q-soft-engineering.com>
> Subject: Re: Microwindows Project picked up as worthy Linux News
> To: Rosimildo da Silva <rdasilva at connecttel.com>


> Second input devices, smaller systems for example have only a few
> buttons or a small
> touchscreen. Or turn knobs that are the only input devices. Wouldn't it
> be interesting
> to have some general input device that can be used in combination with a
> framebuffer
> to build small embedded GUI's ?

I am interfacing a 5 button panel to MicroWindows under Linux. I have a
device driver which is opened in the WM application. I take the button
input and send to the focus window as keyboard messages. I have no new

I can test my application with a keyboard or a button module. No
difference in application code.

 Chris Johns, mailto:ccj at acm.org

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