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'[OT] Re: 12C508/9, 12CE518/519 tips & tricks?'
1999\10\07@152517 by l.allen

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>
> I couldn't resist though: With the Atmel, the family is consistent enough
> that "we" develop on whatever is convenient and the get the smallest
> cheapest chip to fit whatever we made....... <gloat,, gloat,,,etc.>
>

I really am reluctant to add to the noise.... BUT..

ATMEL ATMEL ATMEL bloody ATMEL....

I am pissed off with hearing about ATMEL....

We have invested heavily in PIC development gear, I subscribe to the
PIC list and have the PIC instruction set burned into my memory...
I guess the PIC Tattoo comes next.

Please.................... spare us the ATMEL rantings.. I get the
point!!!!

Outburst over with.. resume normal functions.

Thankyou for you're time.


_____________________________

Lance Allen
Technical Officer
Uni of Auckland
Psych Dept
New Zealand
_____________________________

1999\10\07@233719 by Richard Martin

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  The note reacted to here was part of a private conversation
(and private joke) between Mark Willis. and me (we are neighbors
and <more often than not <G.> friends). Somehow a non Piclist
post to Mark got broadcast to you all. That all seemed fairly obvious
in context so I didn't bother with a retract. <Even though I realized it
WAS a slightly religious topic!!> So I apologize for publicly
<though accidentaly> touching upon such an emotionally charged
and sensitive issue, <somewhat in the nature of  'Andy's rantings'>.

But....... take a pill!!  Or a Pilzner.  Maybe the PICList is
destroying everyones' civility.  Excessive public 'littering'
is reputed do that.

Relatedly, I claim that the one person who should have the absolute
right and DUTY to 'shut down' an errant thread, is the person
who started it. And I therefore declare this thread null and void and
dead and buried.   R.I.P.    Forevermore condemned to digital
nothingness.     Hasta la vista.        Bye bye, baaabbyy.

R.Martin


Lance Allen wrote:

Extract from note to M.Willis (R.Martin)

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1999\10\08@004438 by Mark Willis

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Folks, Richard & I tease each other, voice and e-mail, all the time <G>
I'm planning some mass-produced items that won't be cost-effective with
Flash parts (unless I plan to sell 'em at a loss, or sell very few!), so
those will be OTP PIC driven - Richard's market area is better for Flash
parts, and we tease each other about it all the time.  So, Richard was
just teasin' me, as usual <G>  (I don't tease Andy, Tjaart, Jim, or
anyone else, either! <G>)

I think all of us need a week in the Bahamas or something, we're all
stressed.  (I know *I* am!)  Taking a few deep breaths solves stress
somewhat, people.

IMO, the more strings in my bow, the better;  There's something to be
said for stronger strings, I imagine the current situation will change,
Microchip *has* to respond (or face losing market share.)  Inexpensive
OTP parts are one response, die shrinks are another, the 16F8xx parts
are another, so they're in process.  We're just hitting a pothole in the
path, right now - Let's not claw each others' eyes out over bad/weird
humor, huh?

 Mark

Richard Martin wrote:
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1999\10\10@160959 by l.allen

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>
>    The note reacted to here was part of a private conversation
> (and private joke) between Mark Willis. and me (we are neighbors
> and <more often than not <G.> friends). Somehow a non Piclist
> post to Mark got broadcast to you all. That all seemed fairly obvious
> in context so I didn't bother with a retract. <Even though I realized it
> WAS a slightly religious topic!!> So I apologize for publicly
> <though accidentaly> touching upon such an emotionally charged
> and sensitive issue, <somewhat in the nature of  'Andy's rantings'>.
>
> But....... take a pill!!  Or a Pilzner.  Maybe the PICList is
> destroying everyones' civility.  Excessive public 'littering'
> is reputed do that.
>
>


I was probably a bit over the top.. I wasnt meaning to be deadly
serious.. more that the endless "ATMEL is superior to you shitheads
using PICs" has gone on for months and the novalty has worn off.
I am also having major oral surgery at the moment and my patience is
a little thin, no excuse more an insight.

Im not a kill-joy.. really.

_____________________________

Lance Allen
Technical Officer
Uni of Auckland
Psych Dept
New Zealand
_____________________________

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