networked games 1972 to 1988
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Thu Jun 14 03:55:49 CDT 2007
On 14 Jun 2007 at 3:39, der Mouse wrote:
> They must be able to at least tolerate it without frying; that's
> basically what you get if you connect two hosts with a straight cable -
> or a host and hub with a crossed cable - so there'd be a lot of toasted
> hardware if it weren't at least relatively harmless.
> > Anyway, what you're suggesting would connect all the Tx pairs
> > together (A to B, then B to C).
> Doh! Of course. Oh well. So much for cheap pseudo-token-ring
> Ethernets. :-/
Er, isn't what you're suggesting very akin to RS-485?
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