[Opendispense] Status update

Adrian Chadd adrian@ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Sat Aug 16 16:31:16 2003


On Sun, Aug 17, 2003, Bernard Blackham wrote:

> 
> The board modifications didn't happen tonight - rescheduled for next
> week. Meanwhile, Harry will try and source a PC16550D UART, and the
> other odd-ball pieces for both the initial modification, and the
> daughterboard.

I have a couple. are you using the fifo's? if not, scab a 16450 off one
of the serial boards in ucc.

> I'm not sure of the best way to interface it with dispense though
> (short of rewriting it from scratch :), and being able to type
> "dispense atomic tomato" from any terminal. This really is where the
> dispense-rewrite comes into play. If nobody has any better
> suggestions, I'll happily pick up my previous attempt based upon a
> PostgreSQL backend.

Please. Check it into CVS?