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Subject: Re: new thread about remote control with display
From: Andreas Stemmer (
Date: 2002-10-09

> So I like the idea of allowing the remote to ask for specific info. It
> could even ask for "deltas" of the info that it has asked for - that way
> wouldn't need to poll. I just don't see a need for polling at all in this
> system, polling isn't very clever, or am I missing something here - if so
> could someone please explain why the remote needs to poll the archos?

We need some kind of master/slave solution because the remote and the
jukebox shouldn't send at the same time and we don't want to have a too
complicated protocol to handle these errors. The only solution I see is
a master/slave arrangement where the master frequently polls the slave for

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