[OT] USB KVM switches

From: Vintage Computer Festival <vcf_at_siconic.com>
Date: Tue Feb 1 15:50:43 2005

On Tue, 1 Feb 2005, Eric Smith wrote:

> Anyhow, having spent nine months hacking up a USB host controller and
> a partial protocol stack, mostly to support printers, I think I know
> about as well as anyone that USB is horrid.

Ok, so what I don't understand is how USB became a successful and
widespread standard if it's such a pile of shit. You and Tony,
accomplished hardware designers both, think it's crap. It's great that
it's a documented standard, but if the technology just sucks then why
didn't anyone call it out before it became an industry mainstay?

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