[Baypiggies] Silent data corruption paper...

Stephen McInerney spmcinerney at hotmail.com
Tue Mar 17 18:09:21 CET 2009

On an extreme sidebar: lead has been eliminated from solder due to

the RoHS initiatives, but packaging is still lagging. You can't always have

mongo heatsinks on boards.

> Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 07:12:13 -0700
> From: aahz at pythoncraft.com
> To: baypiggies at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Baypiggies] Silent data corruption paper...
> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009, Stephen McInerney wrote:
> >
> > (But sometimes you're stuck with using lead for its superior thermal
> > conductivity)
> Less and less often these days; apparently it's now almost impossible to
> purchase solder with lead in it.
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> "Programming language design is not a rational science. Most reasoning
> about it is at best rationalization of gut feelings, and at worst plain
> wrong." --GvR, python-ideas, 2009-3-1
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