socket input instead of mouse

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at
Wed Jun 2 09:56:03 UTC 2004

Check out the RFB (aka: VNC) support from SqueakMap:

  - Andreas

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Randy Heiland" <heiland at>
To: <squeak-dev at>
Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 11:35 AM
Subject: socket input instead of mouse

> Greetings,
> Apologies up-front from a total newbie developer.  (We're experienced
> software developers, just not in Squeak/Smalltalk - and yes, we're aware
> of the good tutorial links at
> We were wondering what it would take to run Squeak on a particular
> custom display/interaction device here in our labs (running Linux).
> I'll be vague for brevity.  Basically, the question becomes, can we
> replace the function of the mouse in Squeak with a stream of (x,y), pen
> up/down commands via a socket?  We would welcome any pointers at
> kick-starting our efforts.  Our goal is to have something by Squeakfest
> in Aug :)
> Also, I didn't see a search engine on the Sqeak-dev archives, but if
> one's available, could someone point that out as well?
> Thanks!
> Randy Heiland
> Assoc Director, Scientific Data Analysis Lab
> Indiana University Pervasive Technology Labs

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