[PD] hid compatibility

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at eds.org
Mon Feb 12 23:51:32 CET 2007

On Feb 11, 2007, at 2:11 PM, João Miguel Pais wrote:

>> There is a test version of [hidio] working on Windows, including  
>> output support.  We are working on making a release.
>> But Wacoms will only be supported by [hidio] on GNU/Linux because  
>> on Windows and Mac OS X, you have to install the Wacom drivers,  
>> which do not use the HID API, but instead their own custom API.
> that's a drag. there's now way to avoid that? do you know any other  
> tablets which allow pressure/tilt sensoring?
> do you also know if it's possible to use this tablet and a mouse  
> together in windows? (that is, the tablet doesn't control the pointer)

I don't know the answer to either question, but also would be  
interested in hearing answers...



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