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
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.