On Tue, Dec 11, 2007 at 02:01:03PM -0500, j...@tla.org wrote: > How many bits (not just data, also preamble/postamble, sync bits, etc.) > is the keyboard sending for each keystroke anyway?
FWIW, it is likely sending keyboard scan codes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scancode It doesn't send the actual characters typed, because games and the like need to know when keys are depressed and released, not just what letter was typed. Here's an overview of keyboard input under Linux: http://www.subspacefield.org/~travis/keyboard/index.html -- Obama Nation | My emails do not have attachments; it's a digital signature that your mail program doesn't understand. | http://www.subspacefield.org/~travis/ If you are a spammer, please email j...@subspacefield.org to get blacklisted.
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