Fw: Deck of IBM PLAYING CARDS GOES FOR $325

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Mon Dec 19 18:29:43 CST 2005


> > Always made me wonder why manufacturers didn't color-code (like resistors)
> > IC's.  It'd certainly be a lot easier to see.
> >
> > --Chuck
> 
> Costs more.
> 
> Ever wonder why almost all car batteries sold these days have cases that are 
> black?  It's because the material is almost all recycled plastic,  and that's 
> the easiest color to end up with...

Then why are many opto-isolators in white DIL pacakges, resistor networks 
in blue or brown plastic DIL packages, etc?

-tony



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