Re: [NTLK] Newton Driver? Mac to Pocket PC Infrared file transfer

From: Ed Kummel (
Date: Fri Mar 22 2002 - 17:13:54 EST

and don't even get started on the fact that the IR
feature of the Newt is not IRDA! And for that, you
need to purchase an IRDA license from the software
owners which is why that ObEx application sells for so
much money.
web/gadget guru (download Newton packages) (my NPDS server and it's new

--- Marco Mailand <> wrote:
> > Is there anyone that know if there is a chance to
> make a newton -
> > driver for this one?
> The chances are extremely small because the file
> format of the Newton has to
> be transformed into whatever the PocketMac
> application is expecting but must
> execute on the Newton. Its getting worse: It has to
> do it the other way
> round too and convert PEECEE or Mac documents into
> Newton soup entries. The
> big advantage of the PocketPC at all is that it
> works with all the Windoze
> file formats and doesn't need conversion at all.
> --
> With best Regards / Viele Gruesse!
> Marco Mailand

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