Interconnecting classic computers
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Wed May 7 15:44:19 CDT 2008
> In article <m1JtUq2-000IygC at p850ug1>,
> ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk (Tony Duell) writes:
> > > To be honest, I would just get a cheap x86 laptop with a USB port and
> > > use a USB<->RS232 dongle.
> > How is this an improvement on using one of my many portable machines with
> > built-in serial ports (and indeed terminal emulators/kermit in ROM)?
> Then I don't understand; it sounds like you already have a solution.
No, I haev a workaround. It's not a direct connection between the 2
machines, it's a sort of sneakernet where I have to plug the palmtop
into one of the mahcines, transfer the file to it, then carry it to the
other machine nad transfer the file across to that machine.
I was asking if anyone had suggestions for a direct connection method,
mainly for those times ehen I want to do something other than transfer a
 A term that I find doubly inapproptiate. Firstly the term 'sneaker'
is not used in the UK, that form of footwear are normally called
'trainers'. Secondly I don't own any such footwear...
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