[TriLUG] null modem cable?
Ryan.Leathers at globalknowledge.com
Mon Jan 10 11:10:24 EST 2005
I believe the most current standard is ANSI/TIA-232-F-1997
I have access to such goodies through my employment with GK.
From: Aaron S. Joyner [mailto:aaron at joyner.ws]
Sent: Monday, January 10, 2005 10:53 AM
To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
Subject: Re: [TriLUG] null modem cable?
Rick DeNatale wrote:
>And those RFCs would be?
Oops. Busted. I'm so used to saying check the RFCs that when it comes
to other standards bodies, I often mis-speak. :)
>Finding the "Official" EIA/RS-232 standard seems problematical. It's
>supposed to be available for purchase from Global Engineering
>Documents, but it seems to be well buried. It's probably now only
>available as part of some larger document set.
>Of course, since the standard is so old, there's lots of non-official
>info available about it.
Indeed, plenty of information abounds via Google, but the actual spec is
not so readily available. It's probably available at your local library
(perhaps via inter-library loan)?
Aaron S. Joyner
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