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Re:Can we make it useful for FOSS?

Posted by: Nathan Willis on March 28, 2007 11:00 PM
I really suggest that you explore the link to the discussion forum that's in the article; the information you need is already available. It's already quite easy to read the data from the device (hence the Blender plugin and the Xorg InputDevice there contained).

Furthermore, the company is very helpful and has answered every question about it posted to the forum (as they have with their other 3-D input devices). What's really lacking is for someone to take those specs, sit down and actually write an XInput driver for it. In other words, 3Dconnexion has already given the community everything that they need, it's just that no one from the community has stepped up.



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