[rescue] Total corporate madness (
Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez
lefa at ucsc.edu
Thu Aug 7 12:31:44 CDT 2003
On Thu, 7 Aug 2003, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 08:30:06AM -0500, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 10:06:30PM -0500, Eric Dittman wrote:
> > > > > I've handled FPGAs that cost in the 5 digit range, and I'm only talking
> > > > > about the digits to the left of the decimal point.
> > > >
> > > > Jeeeeezus, dude. I hope you handled them carefully. ;)
> > >
> > > I did, but the people we were programming them for sent us the wrong
> > > file, so all of them (about ten) were useless.
> > They couldn't just send you a new file?
> Oh, I see. Millspec FPGAs. I've heard about a third company that does
> write once FPGAs.
Yeah, they are called gate arrays :)
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