From: "D Poinsett"
Subject: Re: To C or not to C
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 12:26:45 -0500
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I work for a small company that manufactures instrumentation. I've worked
there since 1983. Most of the projects are smaller (<1K ram, <32K rom) than
the stuff you do though we have a couple of things that are medium sized
(128K ram, 128K rom). It remains fulfilling for me because there are more
new projects every year than one might expect and it seems there is always
some new and challenging problem to solve. You haven't lived until you've
had to write your own CORDIC routines :-) Also, since I also design the
electronics I get to solve the puzzles on multiple fronts.
Glad to hear that you are working on projects you enjoy.
"Kevin Aylward" wrote in message
> For me personally, I simply would not want to be involved in a project
> where you could only use 1k of RAM. Maybe some might get a kick from
> fitting it all in, but realistically, I don't see that there's any real
> meaty technical challenge to get ones teeth into with such constraints.
> I find it much nicer to be working on systems where you don't have to
> worry about the lower level mundane details. There is a lot more
> interesting stuff going on, imo.
> Kevin Aylward
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