Most "active" coroutine library project?

Dave Angel davea at
Thu Oct 1 04:43:40 CEST 2009

Grant Edwards wrote:
> On 2009-09-30, Rhodri James <rhodri at> wrote:
>> On Mon, 28 Sep 2009 15:44:48 +0100, Grant Edwards  
>> <invalid at invalid.invalid> wrote:
>>> $10 is pretty expensive for a lot of applications.  I bet that
>>> processor also uses a lot of power and takes up a lot of board
>>> space. If you've only got $2-$3 in the money budget, 200uA at
>>> 1.8V in the power budget, and 6mm X 6mm of board-space, your
>>> choices are limited.
>>> Besides If you can get by with 256 or 512 bytes of RAM, why pay
>>> 4X the price for a 1K part?
>>> Besides which, the 8032 instruction set and development tools
>>> are icky compared to something like an MSP430 or an AVR. ;)
>>> [The 8032 is still head and shoulders above the 8-bit PIC
>>> family.]
>> I was going to say, you want 256 bytes of RAM, you profligate
>> so-and-so?  Here, have 32 bytes of data space and stop your
>> whining :-)
> What?  You had 1's?  All we had were 0's.  And we _liked_ it.
The 1's were left there by the UV light.  If you wanted a zero, you had 
to pulse it there on purpose.


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