Re: [cc65] Question on 1351 mouse

From: Oliver Schmidt <>
Date: 2010-02-18 13:32:57
Hi Greg,

Still trying to catch a glimpse of what you're doing in the driver...

> The driver prevents the mouse/joystick from interfering by "blinding"
> the keyboard scanner while any button/switch is active.  [...] Therefore,
> the scanner thinks that eight keys are being pushed at the same time.
> It doesn't know what to do about that condition; so, it does nothing.
> The driver lets the scanner see normally, again, when no buttons/
> switches are active.

Does that mean that a program is obligated to call into the mouse driver
frequently "enough" in order to successfully receive keystrokes?

Best, Oliver
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Received on Thu Feb 18 13:33:13 2010

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