Speaking of usb, I just had a startling realization. That usb microcontroller I mentioned earlier could easily be used as a usb-IECserial interface ;) Since its firmware is downloadable via usb, its easily updatable, etc. Ideas anyone? ;) On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, [ISO-8859-1] Marko Mäkelä wrote: > On Fri, 30 Nov 2001, Baltissen, R (Ruud) wrote: > > > Is there a (Turbo) Pascal compiler for BeOS? If so, may be Joe could be > > pesuaded to make a BeOS version. > > Even if there was, Tori didn't say which hardware she is using. The BeBox > has two PowerPC processors (I forgot which number) running at some 60 MHz, > I think. Most low-level stuff in Star Commander has been written in x86 > assembly language. On the other hand, my prlink program is written in C, > with some optional (#ifdef) inline 68000 or 80x86 machine language code. > > > And for Cameron, couldnt this be done on the MAC as well? > > No, since the Mac doesn't have a PC-style printer port. On the Mac, the > only viable option is RS-232 or RS-422 (via a USB adapter on the newer > Macs). Luckily, RS-422 can be converted to RS-232 with a simple cable (no > electronics needed). > > Marko > > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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