Pinxteren R.van (Ramses) wrote: > I can think of some more: > -Long serial lines (30+ meters) > -serial links in error prone environments (Next to heavy machines, the C64 > was also used there to "replace" some PLC's. Philips was known to do this if > I recall correct. The only reason why you'd use hardware handshaking is a speed issue; you can theoretically achieve higher speeds with it. Hardware handshaking most definately doesn't cure transmission errors. > -People who didn't know the difference and used the more "secure" method (I > was one, and it never worked for me..) Shows :) -- 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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