[time-nuts] 57600 baud rate with Basic etc

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 11:15:32 EDT 2012


David it was humor
Regards

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 10:53 AM, David <davidwhess at gmail.com> wrote:

> What aspects of USB would HP have used?  Just the complexity of a USB
> OHCI/UHCI would have been economically prohibitive compared to an
> asynchronous serial UART.  An OHCI/UHCI is more like an ethernet
> controller and those took up the space of entire expansion boards
> initially.
>
> What they did come up with was HP-IB although I would have preferred
> it to be serial and galvanically isolated.
>
> On Wed, 10 Oct 2012 10:28:46 -0400, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >I have never figured out why HP did not develop USB in 1969? Not very far
> >sighted. ;-)
> >Regards
> >Paul
> >WB8TSL
>
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