[time-nuts] Prologix GPIB/USB converter help...
didier at cox.net
Tue Apr 17 22:52:26 EDT 2007
The good news in that regard is that it appears FTDI pretty much owns
the USB-Serial adapter market, at least in the US, so we almost have a
Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <000d01c78115$694e1650$0300a8c0 at pc52>, "Tom Van Baak" writes:
>> Another example is GPS receivers. How would it be if they
>> only came with USB interfaces? Consumers wouldn't care,
>> they might even prefer it, but consider why it would drive us
>> engineers crazy.
> The biggest mistake in USB, was that they didn't define mandatory
> device models, like for instance SCSI.
> How anybody could come up with USB and not immediately say to themselves
> "We better define a async serial profile right away or it will be
> bedlam" is beyond me.
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