Micro$oft Biz'droid Lusers (was: OT email response format)

From: Ben Franchuk <bfranchuk_at_jetnet.ab.ca>
Date: Sun Apr 21 11:01:27 2002

Dave McGuire wrote:
> (The guy sitting across the room from me is writing some firmware for
> the project we're working on. A $2000 commercial 8051 C compiler (for
> Windows of course, the land of commercial software) just crashed
> because a function in the code it was compiling wasn't prototyped. If
> this weren't commercial bullshit, I'd have the source code, and I'd
> have fixed the bug in ten or fifteen minutes. But noooooo, that bug
> will be there for at least the next year. Some people just like
> commercial crap...I will never figure out why.)
My gripe is that even if you develop new hardware using FPGA/CPLD's you
are still tied to windows crap, because the manufactures will not
release the programing information for said devices.
Ben Franchuk - Dawn * 12/24 bit cpu *
Received on Sun Apr 21 2002 - 11:01:27 BST

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