[pcductape] Re: dial up speeds

  • From: Scott McNay <Wizard@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: Victor Firestone <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 7 Jun 2003 00:21:28 -0500

Hello Victor,

Friday, June 6, 2003, 11:04:44 AM, you wrote:

VF> The term winmodems is only for internal modems - coined from Linux/Unix as
VF> these were deemed "windows" modems and until a while ago almost impossible
VF> to use under those OS's. Back then [not so long ago either] to run a modem
VF> on Linux it had to be an external one.
 
Last I heard, "Winmodem" is a trademark (or whatever) of USRobotics.

--Scott.

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