Commit 545c2782 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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(Serial Ports): Wording fixes.

parent 4433fa91
......@@ -2356,6 +2356,7 @@ If the vector does not include the port number, @var{p}, or if
@section Communicating with Serial Ports
@cindex @file{/dev/tty}
@cindex @file{COM1}
@cindex serial connections
Emacs can communicate with serial ports. For interactive use,
@kbd{M-x serial-term} opens a terminal window. In a Lisp program,
......@@ -2497,15 +2498,15 @@ be configured. If none of these arguments is given, the current
buffer's process is used.
@item :speed @var{speed}
The speed of the serial port in bits per second, also called @dfn{baud
rate}. Any value can be given for @var{speed}, but most serial ports
work only at a few defined values between 1200 and 115200, with 9600
being the most common value. If @var{speed} is @code{nil}, the serial
port is not configured any further, i.e., all other arguments are
ignored. This may be useful for special serial ports such as
Bluetooth-to-serial converters which can only be configured through AT
commands sent through the connection. A value of @code{nil} for
@var{speed} can be used only for connections already opened by
The speed of the serial port in bits per second, a.k.a.@: @dfn{baud
rate}. The value can be any number, but most serial ports work only
at a few defined values between 1200 and 115200, with 9600 being the
most common value. If @var{speed} is @code{nil}, the function ignores
all other arguments and does not configure the port. This may be
useful for special serial ports such as Bluetooth-to-serial converters
which can only be configured through AT commands sent through the
connection. You can use the value of @code{nil} for @var{speed} only
for connections that are already open by a previous call to
@code{make-serial-process} or @code{serial-term}.
@item :bytesize @var{bytesize}
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