Bruce Phipps wrote: > I can't remember who was saying about visiting the IEEE site for specs, but I > recently looked on www.ieee.com for IEEE488. The official URL is www.ieee.org, but that probably boils down the very same thing. > It came back with some 8 matches, but when I went to have a look at one, I > got asked for a username and password. Reading the small print, it looks like > you have to subscribe to IEEE before you can download anything. Hmm. I tried obtaining a copy through the local Student Branch of IEEE, but they estimated that it would boil down to about $ 30. That's a little bit too much, considering that I think I have enough data now. Then again; I was told that my University has made a nice deal with IEEE regarding this things. > Is there another IEEE site, or are some specs free and others not? "Open standards" don't neccisarily mean that they can be obtained for free.. -- Martijn van Buul - Pino@dohd.org - http://www.stack.nl/~martijnb/ Geek code: G-- - Visit OuterSpace: mud.stack.nl 3333 Kees J. Bot: The sum of CPU power and user brain power is a constant. - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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