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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.5.59 morse code panics
On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, Jos Hulzink wrote:

> On Sunday 02 February 2003 16:42, Bill Davidsen wrote:
> > On Fri, 31 Jan 2003, John Bradford wrote:
> > > Well, there are typically *three* keyboard LEDs... Why not use one
> > > the middle one for morse, and outside two for plain blinking?
> >
> > Sure, alternating on/off between the outside LEDs at a rate of about
> > 1/sec, like the warning lights on a railroad crossing (in the USA).
> <nonsense>
> As long as this doesn't mean a 50.000 kilo locomotive will ride over my
> keyboard, it is fine with me.
> Oh, and I don't want to destroy the American dream, but blinking lights on
> railroad crossings even exist in the poorest countries in Africa... Or do the
> Americans even have a patent on the blinking speed ? :-P

In the USA thry are two, horizontal, in England I saw some up near Thursk
which were vertical. Avoiding US-centerism I clarified where I saw them,
rather than assuming that they would be the same everywhere...

bill davidsen <>
CTO, TMR Associates, Inc
Doing interesting things with little computers since 1979.

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