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Re: [avr-gcc-list] stdio is only partially functional

From: Joerg Wunsch
Subject: Re: [avr-gcc-list] stdio is only partially functional
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 10:26:50 +0100 (MET)

"Sander Pool" <address@hidden> wrote:

>> If it is slightly off, some characters might still display correctly.
> But it's unlikely that the same characters always display correctly.

Nope, it's even very likely. ;-)  The receiver always synchronizes
on the start bit.  If the following bits run out of sync, this might
remain unnoticed if indicentally the next (out of sync) bit is
identical to what it ought to be if it were in sync.

> Indeed, Outlook express (which reads both email and news) recognized
> your message as a news message which screws it royally.

Strange, if it wasn't the x-original-newsgroups header, i have no idea
where else it gets that idea.  Also, i don't know why it
differentiates between both at all, the message format is basically

J"org Wunsch                                           Unix support engineer
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