game controller

Peter Easthope peter at
Sun Jan 3 20:33:01 EST 2016

On Sun, January 3, 2016 6:01 pm, Paul Fox wrote:
> the only mistake i see in your new section is that there are 4 buttons,
> not 5.

At first I visualized the D-pad as a game controller and
the four action buttons as a second controller.  But really
the two together function as a typical controller.  I've done
some rewriting.  Hopefully it's better rather than worse.

> i suspect the names came about when the PC/AT keyboard was introduced by
> IBM.  i think that was the first PC keyboard to have a separate
> numeric keypad.  (but that's just an informed guess.)

Thanks.  Probably not necessary in the wiki page but interesting.

Regards,                  ... Peter E.

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