[svlug] Bar code reader

Aaron T Porter atporter at primate.net
Tue Jul 1 15:13:55 PDT 2003


On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 02:53:28PM -0700, William R Ward wrote:
> Barring that (pun intended), any suggestions for getting a (very)
> cheap barcode scanner that understands UPC?  A keyboard wedge would be
> nice so I wouldn't have to write a script to scan the serial port, but
> either way is doable.

	Search for "cue cat" on Ebay. Then check freshmeat or sourceforge
for any of the dozens of php, perl, c, shell, awk, etc scripts that will
play nice with those.




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