[squeak-dev] Unix keyboard events lose track when multiple keys pressed or keys held down

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Tue Jan 19 02:10:26 UTC 2021

On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 03:10:45PM -0800, tim Rowledge wrote:
> Looks sensible to me; the only question I have is whether it is actually
> guaranteed that no keycode can exceed 255? All I can find out right now
> is that the structure definition has it as an int.

I based this critical design decision on a random google query, which
unearthed the following web page containing extremely plausible-sounding
but otherwise unfounded facts:


I had considered masking off the lower 8 bits, but then I decided that
if you can't trust random google queries then who are you going to trust


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