Doug Engelbart sez mice should have many buttons

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We kind of wish Doug Engelbart, father of the mouse, would have weighed in when the topic was most pertinent — i.e. after the Mighty Mouse was released — but according to Scoble, the man believes a mouse should have many buttons, and that the only reason his original mouse design didn't have more than three was because they didn't have the technology at the time to make that possible. We were gonna try and work in a reference to Plato's theory of forms, but instead we're just gonna let you guys duke it out in the comments, sound good?