[time-nuts] SLIP vs Ethernet for NTP

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Oct 23 17:12:32 EDT 2011


In message <4EA481BD.20500 at earthlink.net>, Jim Lux writes:
>On 10/23/11 11:39 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:

>I think the electromechanicals top out at 110 bps, [...]

Actually 300 bps.

Tape readers/punches were much faster than type-writers and later
typewriters (ball/daisy-wheel) were also faster than hammer
models.

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