[tpm] Talk topics
legrady at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 18:56:06 PST 2012
I can just imagine the CNC carving right through the object, pieces flying
in every direction, because you used the wrong browser.
On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Scott Elcomb <psema4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 5:02 PM, <arocker at vex.net> wrote:
> >>> Is anybody in the group an expert on HTML 5, CSS, and their proper use?
> >> What constitutes "proper use?"
> > Use that makes sense from an engineering viewpoint. That's usually what
> > the inventors intended, though really good concepts tend to get adapted
> > unexpected ways. (Like Perl.)
> Fair enough.
> >> As with proper use, I'm not sure I follow your meaning for "practical."
> > The human interface for a CNC machine would probably be practical in HTML
> > 5; I'm not so sure about actually controlling the machine itself.
> Controlling the machine itself with an HTML5 interface is indeed
> possible - I'm currently working with a team at Texas Instruments to
> do exactly this (not CNC specifically, but circuits in general).
> I'm not sure it can be done entirely client side unless/until the
> HTML5 Gamepad API gets force feedback or some other form of output
> support; should that happen, I think a server-less tool would also be
> I'd be happy to put something together for the group, though I don't
> think I'd be able to make it out before November at the earliest.
> Scott Elcomb
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