[RC5] Palm Pilot client?
pgreg430 at neors.cat.cc.md.us
Mon Jun 8 17:59:43 EDT 1998
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> Has there been any consideration of building a Palm Pilot client? It
> contains a Motorola 68328 cpu, so it may be able to run the Macintosh
> version, with minimal changes.
There was discussion on the list a while back. I think the general trend
was against having one, because of the nature of the Palm Pilot. Being a
very small computer with small batteries, the Palm Pilot does everything
to lengthen battery life, including shutting down the CPU when not in use.
An RC5 client would keep the CPU running, and drain the batteries a lot
That being said, if you can talk some people who wouldn't otherwise be
contributing into porting it to the Palm Pilot, more power to you. I just
don't expect mose people with Palm Pilots to drastically shorten their
355/113 -- Not the famous irrational number PI, but an incredible
phil_g at geocities.com
(E-mail me for my public key)
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