On 05/04/2012 12:55 AM, TJ Edmister wrote:
> On Wed, 02 May 2012 19:14:27 -0400, Mark LaPierre<marklap...@aol.com>
> wrote:
>> As I understand it the plan is to run DOS on an older tablet and use USB
>> to interface directly with the sensors and actuators.  Hardware
>> interrupts will be used as timing events to keep everything in sync with
>> the engine.
> Sounds like DOS would be a good choice for that sort of real-time
> application. I haven`t heard of any existing software that does this
> though.

Well, this is an open source project.  FreeDOS users should be familiar 
with the "roll your own" concept of software acquisition.

The chief engineer is leaning toward using compiled QuickBasic.  Any 
well seasoned MS-DOS veteran should be familiar with QB.  Of course you 
may well be dating yourself if you've ever actually written any QB code.

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