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jamesp>That's quite true - an ingenious solution too.

I must complement you on your site discussing the USB API ([link]) very informative it is too.

Making a module implement DeviceFS and calling down to the Simtec stack would definately provide the programmer with a coherent single API interface (at the the expense of some lost speed). Any USB device supported in that way would then have the virtue of running on Castle Iyonix/RPC USB Podule/A9Home/Simtec Podule. Probably as close to a single USB API as we're likely to get that can run on all platforms.

It would *not* however provide additional functionality not afforded by the Simtec stack itself (it wouldn't magically add Isosynchronous transfers or USB 2 if the underlying stack didn't know how to do this). But at least it *might* allow the task of supporting USB devices in a crossplatform manner that little bit easier.

 is a RISC OS UserAMS on 20/7/06 8:47PM
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