Reading data from COM ports

Olaf Schmidtmann os at
Wed Mar 20 08:18:00 EST 2002

Hello Rob,

thanks for the advice! I will try to contact Uli Kusterer and tell you what
happened. Though this Chopra-thing is quite a mystery to me :-)

> From: Rob Cozens [mailto:rcozens at]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 2:12 AM
> >I am looking for a way to read data from a COM port 
> continuously. The device
> >measures electrical resistance and delivers values. Sadly I 
> don´t have any
> >interface specs so I want to find a way to interpret what I 
> find myself. The
> >software this thing normally uses is awful!
> Hi Olaf,
> If I recall correctly from my membership in the FreeCard 
> project, Uli Kusterer
> (Witness.of.TeachText at has done some work using HyperTalk to 
> control theatrical lighting.  Should you contact him, tell him I said 
> hello & asked if he ever read Deepak Chopra's "How to Know God".
> -- 
> Rob Cozens
> CCW, Serendipity Software Company
> "And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
> Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."
> from "The Triple Foole" by John Donne (1572-1631)
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