using new technology on old machines. Was: PDP-12 Restoration at the RICM

tony duell ard at
Tue Jun 16 11:15:28 CDT 2015

> > Sounds to me like you are more of a victim than a perpetrator here. Isn't there some OSHA regulation against 
> > USB A to A cables? :)

> well, you know, it's a different world these days.  You go to these places
> down dark alleys, surrounded by shady characters and you can buy them.

One of the local pound shops (~= dollar stores) sells a cable with a USB A plug on 
one end and a pair of RCA phono plugs on the other. I am told this makes sense for
some device-or-other...

Actually, IIRC a USB A male->female cable violates the spec...


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