Importing binary files without removable storage nor non-bundled software (was: TKermitFTP

From: Gordon JC Pearce <>
Date: Fri Jan 7 04:26:02 2005

Vintage Computer Festival wrote:

> A perfectly good and simple protocol for a simple serial interface (i.e.
> 2 or 3 wires max). But I submit that the BREAK signal could have been
> used, which is inline and is part of the RS232 spec for this very reason.

Or you could use bit-banging with the RTS and CTS lines, to send actual
out-of-band data and commands outside the "normal" serial link.

Ok, ok, it was just a thought ;-)

Received on Fri Jan 07 2005 - 04:26:02 GMT

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