Can Python serial support run at 45.45 baud?

Steve Holden steve at
Sun Feb 15 16:33:57 CET 2009

MRAB wrote:
> Roy Smith wrote:
>> In article <VJWdnZbZQsVZOwrUnZ2dnUVZ_rDinZ2d at posted.usinternet>, Grant
>> Edwards <grante at> wrote:
>>> My guess is that it was _supposed_ to be a CRC routine, but
>>> somebody botched it.  They used the same botched routine on the
>>> host end when they did testing, so nobody noticed it was broken.
>> Stuff like this happens all the time.  That's why RFC 2026 requires,
>> "a specification from which at least two independent and
>> interoperable implementations from different code bases have been
>> developed".
>> To drag this back on topic, however, it's interesting to note that
>> Python itself has been successful, while still being essentially a
>> single implementation.
> That's because it's open source, so many people can test and debug it.

IronPython, J(P)ython and PyPy? TinyPython? Jython must be over ten
years old now.

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