supporting more than ttyS*

Gregory Nowak greg at
Sun Jun 4 18:47:30 EDT 2017

On Sun, Jun 04, 2017 at 10:37:17AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Tom Fowle, on sam. 03 juin 2017 23:22:41 -0700, wrote:
> > Since many parallel ports are not bidirectional, it might be hard or
> > impossible to support indexing on a parallel port.
> Yes.

That did occur to me as well. The blazer manual doesn't mention
anywhere that a ieee1284 cable is required. I have in fact used it
under a windows screen reader using a standard non-bidirectional cable
without issues. If a synthesizer supports indexing, would speakup
enable it when using a serial port, and disable it when using a
parallel port, or a different approach?


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