Re: hardware question, a little off-topic

Date: Wed Aug 30 2000 - 19:38:23 CEST

In a message dated 8/30/00 12:25:23 PM Central Daylight Time,

> > There is one which is a female with 7 + 8 holes, and ressemble a normal
> > parallel port.
> > The other strange thing is a normal parallel port, but male. What is it
> > for ?

The first: serial port? CGA? RGB? TTL video? cassette tape?
The second: serial? printer? floppy? SCSI?

Just guessing. Some of these are really old; male/female was not always
"correct" on early boxes (let's not start the argument about whether today's
"standard" is correct, please!)

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