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Re: Joystick response curves
Using an external app is not a "solution" to "the joystick curve issue"; at best, it's a workaround.

Well until Freespace 2 is updated to handle more joystick devices then some people are still going to be using workarounds.
...And you know the post you originally replied to was me wanting this in PR form so that we can do just that (update FSO), right? This will probably not get merged until the aforementioned update to handle multiple devices comes along.
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Re: Joystick response curves
Yes I understand but that is something that has been talked about for a long time. This is for those that need something right now.