|Re: Hayes Smartmodems (was Re: Bell Divestiture)|
|Fred Atkinson (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
Sat, 25 Jun 2005 02:48:08 GMT
On 23 Jun 2005 13:29:19 -0700, email@example.com wrote:|
> I'm confused. IIRC, the command was four characters, either
Yes. With ATD, it would default to rotor dialing.
> Also, for dialing out of a PBX, wasn't a 'pause' character needed to
That's what the comma did. But actually in most electronic PBXs, the
> Way back then a lot of people still had rotary service and most
I don't agree. When the Smartmodem came out, touch tone was greatly
> IIRC, Hayes was the leader in modems, but didn't they end up going
I *do* understand it. They were a bit pigheaded about their pricing.
It made me very sad, too. I believed in Hayes quality. When I was at
>> [TELECOM Digest Editor's Note: I think we used 'ATT' for tone dialing
I'm sure it did. But all you can do in most cases is to take their
> That certainly does happen. But more commonly is people who _think_
I know it's common. But it's something you have to live with.
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