Ordering parts onesie twosie
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Wed Jan 1 20:29:12 CST 2020
On 1/1/20 10:36 AM, William Donzelli wrote:
> And then you weep and moan when another goes under...
> I am no longer marketing modern(ish) electronic components for retail
> - there is no money there. All that stuff - 1000s of ICs and
> capacitors and connectors are going out for metal recovery. Yes, it
> hits home.
I don't weep and moan about something from the past vanishes because of
lack of interest, any more than I weep about the unavailability of RTL
flatpacks or variocouplers or UV201s. How much of a run do you imagine
that 5V TTL logic will have? It's pretty much incompatible with tiny
The inexorable march of human progress; you do what you can to tread
water, but eventually it overtakes you and the old paradigms don't work
It's probably for the better; we old fossils won't be around much longer
anyway. I suspect that my late father would understand the Internet
any more than my grandfather would have understood electronics or his
father, internal combustion engines.
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