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Max The Magnificent
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Re: backwards
Max The Magnificent   6/23/2014 4:09:47 PM
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@Wnderer: I read documents coded in acronyms and write code documented with LongVariableNames.

Think yourself lucky -- I remember the days when you could only use 8-character variable names and the characters all had to be letters or numbers or underscores and you couldn't start with a number -- and we considered ourselves to be lucky!!!

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Ooh-ee!
kfield   6/23/2014 4:04:20 PM
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I am still having trouble over the definition of embedded. :-)

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backwards
Wnderer   6/23/2014 4:00:09 PM
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It seems backwards to me that I read documents coded in acronyms and write code documented with LongVariableNames.

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Re: ASSP
Max The Magnificent   6/23/2014 3:38:44 PM
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@betajet: How much is the term ASSP = Application-Specific Standard Part actually used?

I think it depends on one's audience. I'm reasonably confidant that my mother and her friends don't use it at all. By comparrison, I would say that a large number of the people with whom I rub shoulders on a daily basis use it very commonly indeed.

I'd be interested to hear what others have to say about this.

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betajet   6/23/2014 3:35:24 PM
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How much is the term ASSP = Application-Specific Standard Part actually used?  Until today, I though it stood for Application-Specific Signal Processor :-)  I've looked at any number of data sheets for complex chips like the SMSC LAN9512 USB hub with Ethernet, and they don't seem to need the term.  I would think that any non-customized chip you can buy from a vendor is by default one of their standard parts, so you only need an additional term like ASIC if it's customer-specific.

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