Maybe I'll develop an Arduino that bootloads via punch cards.
oh dont be silly, use cassette tape
every pc in my house has at least 1 serial port
I already pointed out that if we created a recognised organisation then the only people who'd be able to use the VID/PIDs would have to be part of that group.
Yes but we as an 'organisation', people who were not initially part of the consortium could join and then be classed as a member of the 'organisation'.