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From: Keith R. Williams
Subject: Re: Xilinx vs Altera
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2002 14:30:56 -0500
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In article <6KtJ9.53915$hK4.4631124@bgtnsc05-
news.ops.worldnet.att.net>, firstname.lastname@example.org says...
> "Keith R. Williams" wrote in
> message news:MPG.email@example.com...
> > No. They use quite similar technology. The features and tools
> > are quite different though. For such issues I'd hang around
> > comp.arch.fpga. That's where the experts are (and not just a few
> > Xilinx engineers).
> Do they chase away the Altera guys? That's an interesting situation if
> a group is frequented by competitors in the area of the group's topic.
> They would have to be careful what they say.
It's not so much that they chase Altera engineers away as it is
corporate culture. Xilinx seems to encourage engineers to be have a
high public profile. Altera seems to be the opposite.
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