Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Wed Dec 31 12:52:41 CST 2008

> Fred Cisin wrote:
> > On Tue, 30 Dec 2008, Alexandre Souza wrote:
> >>     Tony, you just like to complain. Every microcontroller I know has a free
> >> C version that can be run on mostly anything, and most microcontrollers can
> >> be programmed even with a PDP-8 :oD
> >>
> >>     Wake up, we aren't in 1960 anymore :o)
> > 
> > THAT is worthy of a complaint.
> > The good old days are gone, but do we HAVE TO face that?
> Yes.
> If we are trying to use new chips.

Hnag on a second. Last week yopu were all telling me that I could program 
just about any modern microcontroller using whatever classic computer I 
liked. Now you're telling me I have to use C (and presumably have some 
machine that can host the C compiler). Which is it? :-)


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