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>>I'd just make the thing spew continuously. It's not like you're
>>losing real, er, information if you ignore a few random bits. This
>>way you don't need the added circuitry for switching on and off.
>Bad idea. If I hooked it up to my workstation, I'd end up spending
>lots of CPU on the thing and possibly get nasty problems with buffers
>filling. Not everything on earth is a PC that will ignore the
>interrupts if the port isn't in use, you know.
I agree, dealing with continious data streams might be problematic,
but it was mentioned that we could use CTS/RTS or other lines on the
connector to turn on and off the stream. Any comments on doing it