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RE: Palm PDA <--> as/400



fixed

Leif --

Yup ... ain't it wonderful! <grin>

-- Don

-----Original Message-----
From: Leif Svalgaard [mailto:leif@leif.org]
Sent: Friday, September 07, 2001 2:57 PM
To: midrange-l@midrange.com
Subject: Re: Palm PDA <--> as/400


From: Schenck, Don <Don.Schenck@pfizer.com>
> Writing a "Conduit" is special.
> The AppForge web site can guide you.

===> that is exactly what I meant. Something simple (like sockets)
has been turned into something "special" and complicated called
a "conduit".

> From: Leif Svalgaard [mailto:leif@leif.org]
> > From: Steve Richter <srichter@AutoCoder.com>
> > How does the palm connect to the 400?  Cable the palm to a pc, pc to the
400?
> > If you are comfortable programming on the pc, sockets work well once you
> > get the core socket code to work
>
> I fiddled with (actually hacked http://lthaler.free.fr/lftp.htm ) a
program
to
> ftp between Palm/AS400. This was very tricky. The Palm socket
implementation
> barely works and things have to be done in weird and non-standard ways.
> Not that easy, I'm afraid, although I did get it to work. But what should
have been
> an afternoons work turned out to take two weeks, and there are things in
the
> code that I still don't understand why it has to be the way it is.
>


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