Input device design

Michael Pujos mickael-exterieur.pujos at
Thu Sep 1 05:45:25 PDT 2005

Matthias Hopf a écrit :

> On Aug 31, 05 10:13:30 -0400, Jim Gettys wrote:
> > Input events are limited by the rate of us slow humans: e.g. 100/second
> > or less.  Performance is *not* an issue in this application, and
> > claiming it is isn't true.
> Just a side note: professional gamers typically think that 100 mouse
> events per second are a bit too slow, they prefer 200-400. I don't
> really know whether this makes a difference, and we don't want to imply
> any upper limit anyway, but if we ever should have an estimate of an
> upper limit, I'd say we should rather go for 1000/second.

Right ! compare how much smooth  (on a desktop) an USB mouse at 125Hz is
compared to a PS2 mouse at 44Hz. Now I'm not sure that something over 125Hz is
needed !

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