Re: GGI, EGCS/PGCC, Kernel source

Linus Torvalds (
27 Feb 1998 01:33:48 GMT

In article <6d4t28$ns8$>,
Jason McMullan <> wrote:
>Michael Schmitz <> wrote with confidence:
>> At 3:20 PM +0000 2/26/98, Jason McMullan wrote:
>>> * (PC) Treat the keyboard/PS2 ports as `funny' serial ports.
>>> * (Mac) ADB simply becomes a collection of serial ports
>> No, please don't do that. ADB is a bit more complex than a simple serial
>> port. Please leave the default ADB keyboard and mouse input mechanisms
>> unchanged, or extend the driver in a way that will work with just one mouse
>> and one keyboard as it does now. Without requiring EvStack, that is.
> Sorry, I was being very niave about ADB - it was just an example.
>The change I am proposing would amount to:

Why is GGI messing around with the keyboard at all? I wasn't convinced
about GGI before, but messing around with a keyboard makes me less and
less optimistic about the dang thing.


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