Re: NTLK NTLK: pcmcia serial card

Date: Tue Nov 30 1999 - 08:10:32 EST

On Tue, 30 Nov 1999, Martin Joseph wrote:

> dude,
> they are all that way.
> Don't know why they couldn't put a goddam mini 8 on there!

...because Apple was hoping that third-party developers would come up with
docking stations that used the adapter. They did develop a prototype
adapter that had both serial ports, audio in/out, etc but never marketed

> > some kind of mini-centronics derivative,

And just for the record, the interconnect port was developed specifically
for the Newton my JAE.

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