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David Ashton
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David Ashton   2/13/2012 9:57:11 PM
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Yes, and I'd happily shoot him! The misuse of serial ports was widespread (though this is one of the worst cases I have heard of) but usually it was confined to wrong use of hardware pins. However the whole RS-232 standard was unnecessarily complicated and vague in some respects, so it's no wonder it got abused.

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bkuhnley   2/13/2012 9:41:42 PM
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Whoever designed the protocol to work like that should be summarily shot!

Peter House
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Peter House   9/23/2010 7:16:23 PM
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One 'scope picture is worth a thousand DVM readings.

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