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Re: Anyone on this list?

On Tue, Oct 29, 2002 at 12:54:43PM -0600, Gianfranco Berardi wrote:
> If I pressed the A button in Super Mario Bros, Mario jumped. If I held 
> the button, he jumped to a certain point and then came back down. If I 
> continue to hold the button, nothing happens.
> Contrast that with PC games that are similar. For some reason the 
> controls are very simplistic, so that pressing and holding the jump key 
> results in a Mario that jumps, comes down, and then jumps back up again 
> over and over.

Uh - Only in games where the coder wasn't paying attention to keyboard
events properly, or was stupid and left auto-repeat turned on. ;^)