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From: ao950 AT FreeNet DOT Carleton DOT CA (Paul Derbyshire)
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Dialing up a remote computer
Date: 1 Aug 1997 05:41:37 GMT
Organization: The National Capital FreeNet
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References: <199707271610 DOT JAA16852 AT adit DOT ap DOT net>
Reply-To: ao950 AT FreeNet DOT Carleton DOT CA (Paul Derbyshire)
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DJ-Gateway: from newsgroup comp.os.msdos.djgpp

Nate Eldredge (eldredge AT ap DOT net) writes:
> ...you'll get strings such as "CONNECT 9600". Then your programs can just
> talk back and forth over the serial port.

Gak! If you get a string like that, your code should scream at the
user to upgrade their rustbox and it should then keel over to the DOS
prompt. It should actually go on to do something useful, though if it says
CONNECT 14400...
--
    .*.  Where feelings are concerned, answers are rarely simple [GeneDeWeese]
 -()  <  When I go to the theater, I always go straight to the "bag and mix"
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Paul Derbyshire ao950 AT freenet DOT carleton DOT ca, http://chat.carleton.ca/~pderbysh

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