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Re: Brother Electronic knitter

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  • mikezcnc
    What is a Bitknitter? The name of that group is KnitPUG so far they dod not wave me in. Mike ... that I ... knitting/feedback so ... sure ... never ...
    Message 1 of 5 , Nov 29, 2004
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      What is a Bitknitter?

      The name of that group is KnitPUG so far they dod not wave me in.

      Mike


      --- In kminternals@yahoogroups.com, "John R. Hogerhuis" <jhoger@p...>
      wrote:
      > On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 11:19, mikezcnc wrote:
      > > "for "follow along" type knitting I think you need to use the
      > > optical interface. But for sending/receiving patterns you use the
      > > serial interface"
      > What do you mean by saying 'follow along type knitting'?
      > >
      > Not completely sure since I haven't tried it, but there's an optical
      > cable that comes with Bitknitter, and connects between it and km,
      that I
      > think is supposed to allow some kind of interactive
      knitting/feedback so
      > the pattern on the computer screen scrolls along with what you are
      > knitting.
      >
      > > And yes, I found out they are using a serial interface or a USB.
      > >
      > > as far as patents, they expire after what? 15 years, so I am
      sure
      > > they are all history.
      >
      > Yeah I'm not too worried about it. As a software developer it is
      never
      > advisable to attempt doing one's own patent research anyway since
      > willful violation of a patent opens the possibility of triple
      damages.
      >
      > > There is a PDA yahoo group for knitting, I asked for an access
      but
      > > dwasn't waved in yet. What is that group about?
      >
      > What's the name of the group? Haven't seen it.
      >
      > -- John.
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