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On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 3:52 PM, Denny Esterline <desterlineTakeThisOuTspam@spam@gmail.com>
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> So, I think "embedded" is the right term, but the definition may have been
> a bit mangled through the years.


It's not so much mangled as that computing has got so much cheaper and
smaller and single board computers have become available, so that now it's
perfectly feasible to put a RPi Zero in a lot of things, and it's still
perfectly reasonable to call that an embedded system. The issue being that
an RPi is a proper computer capable of running a desktop OS, so is
completely different to what Wouter wants to refer to.

Chris
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