Re: First WinModem for Linux

Edward S. Marshall (
Thu, 5 Aug 1999 22:53:14 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 5 Aug 1999, Bob Lorenzini wrote:
> Please you made me choke on my coffee. On the contrary the marketplace
> needs to reject win(modems)(printers), bogus parity mem and the rest of
> the smoke and mirrors crap. Supporting this junk is an incredible waste
> of human resources that could be better utilized fixing the real
> shortcomings in Linux.

Actually, while responding to his post, you completely missed the comment
-HE- was replying to.

In a voice switching situation, traditional hardware modems don't do the
job. A software-driven DSP is perfect (if you can assure real-time
control) for building voice switches from. With hardware no more expensive
than the PC I'm sitting in front of right now.

Edward S. Marshall <>       [ What goes up, must come down. ]               [ Ask any system administrator. ]

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