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Should there be a "Measurement, Automation, Hardware and Robotics" subforum

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Author Topic: Should there be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?  (Read 30187 times)

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What about Measurement, Automation and Communication Interfaces?

IMHO, RS*** fit better in Communication Interfaces, than in Hardware.
Thanks for the code options, I'll try when I solve some other issues. Currently I have simply copied the required DLLs in the app folder. I have not tried if I can copy a dummy file (zero byte something.dll).
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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #16 on: September 21, 2013, 04:27:37 pm »
Communication Interfaces would also imply software interfaces for e.g. decoding of certain web formats, what wouldn't fit here.

I would suggest Lazarus for Measurement, Automation, Hardware and Robotics in a try to sum up some earlier posts.
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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #17 on: November 22, 2013, 12:46:43 pm »
I would suggest Lazarus for Measurement, Automation, Hardware and Robotics in a try to sum up some earlier posts.
Seems fine to me but only because it gets too long, it could be simply Measurement, Automation, Hardware and Robotics.
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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #18 on: November 22, 2013, 01:19:25 pm »
This could be fine, the mentioned terms are actually more or less branches of technical cybernetics.
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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #19 on: November 22, 2013, 06:48:29 pm »
This could be fine, the mentioned terms are actually more or less branches of technical cybernetics.

Among all suggestions Lazarus for Technical Cybernetics would be the best title.

Some visitors may have difficulties to understand it immediately, therefore I would suggest to adopt paskal's suggestion Measurement, Automation, Hardware and Robotics.
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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #20 on: December 12, 2013, 03:28:10 pm »
This could be fine, the mentioned terms are actually more or less branches of technical cybernetics.

Among all suggestions Lazarus for Technical Cybernetics would be the best title.

Some visitors may have difficulties to understand it immediately
I am quite sure that it would take me a very long time to understand it, though if in the subforum description is written "Measurement, Automation, Hardware and Robotics" it would get me there, any way.
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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #21 on: December 12, 2013, 03:45:58 pm »
This could be fine, the mentioned terms are actually more or less branches of technical cybernetics.

Among all suggestions Lazarus for Technical Cybernetics would be the best title.

Some visitors may have difficulties to understand it immediately
I am quite sure that it would take me a very long time to understand it, though if in the subforum description is written "Measurement, Automation, Hardware and Robotics" it would get me there, any way.

I agree, that was the reason why I suggested to adopt your proposal.
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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #22 on: December 13, 2013, 09:08:26 am »
Well, so there is the final question- who shall add the subforum and how is he/she/it to be convinced?
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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #23 on: December 14, 2013, 12:18:02 am »
What about adding it as a trial board to gauge if there's enough interest?

I think Lazarus could solve a lot of problems in the world of test and measurement. I'm currently planning a cross-platform pure pascal VISA implementation, and also have a SCPI parser in the works :)

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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #24 on: December 18, 2013, 08:05:26 am »
Only 5 people concern it useful. Let's sat another 10 did not see the topic. Sound to me like "no one but me needs "Lazarus for measurement and automation".
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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #25 on: December 18, 2013, 10:17:53 am »
Here is my positive vote!!! :)

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Re: Should there be be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #26 on: December 18, 2013, 02:43:10 pm »
*BlueIcaro, vote results were 5/3 before and after message, did you vote in the poll?
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Re: Should there be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #27 on: February 26, 2014, 07:43:07 am »
Another vote for  Measurement, Automation, Hardware and Robotics.
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Re: Should there be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #28 on: March 07, 2014, 02:23:31 pm »
We have 13 pro, 3 anti, how much more do we need? ;D
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Re: Should there be a subforum „Lazarus for measurement and automation"?
« Reply #29 on: March 07, 2014, 02:47:14 pm »
Don't know who takes care of the forum, but it seems that he/she does not read the forum... Maybe it would be better to bring up this topic in the mailing list where you may find the correct audience. Or you could create a ticket in the bug tracker.
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