> in fact it's not for transfering to an old computer but to an electronical
> machine that only accept from as input data (in Fat (Dos) format).
> of course these machine are not in office but in plants.
> of course the guy can walk 200 meters to go to the office write a floppy
> with a PC and go back to the machine (for each product).
> the goal here is that the guy hold a palm with all the product in a
> compressed file inside it and write the datas to a floppy directly via USB
> near the machine whitout losing time.
Well, it would be possible, it the Palm in question has a RS232 connection,
to make a microcontroller based device that recieves the file via the
serial port and writes it to a floppy. But i think it would be somewhat
costly to develop.
Lasse Jensen [fafler at g mail dot com]
Linux, the choice of a GNU generation.