[Newbies] communication with serial port

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Nov 3 11:37:02 UTC 2006

On Thu, Nov 02, 2006 at 10:13:44PM -0500, Benjamin Schroeder wrote:
> Hi Ned, everyone,
> >Ideally we'd have an interface that could also take a String or  
> >ByteArray with the name of the port.
> >
> >I suppose the call could be polymorphic, taking either a String or  
> >a SmallInteger.
> I think this is a good idea - and not too hard to make resilient on  
> different platforms. I'm not too familiar with plugins, but does the  
> plugin function just get an oop, and hence can decide whether it's a  
> String or SmallInteger or some other thing when it runs?

Yes, that's exactly right.


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