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[OT] remark [Lcdproc] can LCDproc and LIRC share one tty


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  • From: Luis.F.Correia AT seg-social.pt (Luis.F.Correia)
  • Subject: [OT] remark [Lcdproc] can LCDproc and LIRC share one tty
  • Date: Wed Jul 23 10:13:01 2003

> On Wed, Jul 23 '03 at 09:21, Luis.F.Correia wrote:
> > > The real world speaks USB.
> >
> > And needs to buy special IC's to support it.
> There is a guy on the internet that has build a usb (1.1 slow) device
> from a $5.00 Atmel Chip. He has written the whole
> Serial-Interface-Engine in Assembler, and it seams to work.

I do get your point and any info is welcome.

but... why should one have to build an USB-to-Serial converter if
we could just have the plain old serial port?

Still, when serial ports stop being installed on the mainboards,
one could still use the PCI add-on cards ;)


> You can even
> get the source (as a PDF) but the Copyright is somewhat unclear.
>
> (No, I don't have a link, I'd have to google it. It's used for an IR
> receiver)
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