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


> Hmmm, yes. Otherwise we would need collision detection/arbitration etc -
> nasty....

That's it!

> Maybe the remote could periodically send some sort of "I'm here"
> packet (which would be needed anyway I guess), after which there could be
a
> specified "window of opportunity" for the archos to tx any updates. Would
> that work?

Polling doesn't mean that all data has to be sent each time the remote asks
for it.
We could of course include a "anything changed?"-command or a "not necessary
to send data because there was no change"-answer and that's what you
proposed
now!

Andreas Stemmer



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