Linux Joystick Driver Gets EvDev Support

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| Sascha Hlusiak has announced the release of xf86-input-joystick v1.3.1, which
| is for providing joystick input support on X.Org 7.3.
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X.Org 7.4 To Get Multi-Pointer X Support

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| X.Org 7.3 will be released later this month, and now Daniel Stone has updated
| the X.Org Wiki with a page for the X.Org 7.4 release. With the six month
| release cycle, X.Org 7.4 is planned for release in February of 2008. Some of
| the features so far on their planning page includes Multi-Pointer X which
| provides multiple cursor support... * *
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| Fenner Investments... has sued Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony claiming
| that the three companies have violated their "low-voltage joystick port
| interface" patent...
|
| [...]
|
| The joystick port interface.... is a low power port which interfaces a
| typical 5 Volt joystick peripheral device with a lower power computer
| port...
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