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[lcdproc] ANSWER: Where is the X Matrix Orbital emulator.

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  • From: wwf AT (William W. Ferrell)
  • Subject: [lcdproc] ANSWER: Where is the X Matrix Orbital emulator.
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2000 07:26:37 -0600

* Matt
(madmatt AT's
mailer blew these chunks:
> David Glaude wrote:
> Thanks. No wonder my searches for Matrix, Orbital, Mtx, Orb, etc. threw up
> nothing...

Don't feel bad, I couldn't find it either :)

> | Could have been TCP connection with my low-level communication layer ;-)
> Blatant plug perhaps? :)


> | PS: It is an ugly hack, mostly because:
> | it use Zut!
> | make a lot of process piping to each other
> | generate a lot of traffic between lcdemu and Zut!
> I was going to do it nicely with GDK, Zut! does appear to be a bit of a
> hack.
> I still might play with it, I haven't done any GDK stuff yet, so it might
> be a nice little project. I was going to make it so you can at least
> emulate most of the Matrix Orbital displays, LCD/VFD, maybe even with
> keypads :) Could be handy for debugging stuff without breaking your real
> display...

This would be one helluva killer app :) Emulates a display and you can
slap buttons onto the "simulated" display wherever you want 'em.

William W. Ferrell, System Administrator, Global Crossing Ltd.
950 17th St Ste 2200, Denver, CO 80202 1.303.223.0564

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