Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: new thread about remote control with display
RE: new thread about remote control with display
From: Stuart Tedford <stuart.tedford_at_piresearch.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2002 12:49:40 +0100
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nielsen Linus
> Because it is a safe way of establishing the data direction,
> to avoid having both devices driving the serial line at once?
Hmmm, yes. Otherwise we would need collision detection/arbitration etc -
nasty.... 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
Received on 2002-10-09