[time-nuts] Sound Cards for locking to GPSDO 10 MHz references

Alberto di Bene dibene at usa.net
Tue Jun 2 17:50:31 EDT 2009


Magnus Danielson wrote:
> 
> Hmm, do you get a feeling that I am actually object very much to just 
> toss it into the processor. I think you are right. :)

I suppose you are familiar with the old American adage that says that to a man with
a hammer every problem looks like a nail.... :-)

Each of us is more familiar with one or another technology (broadly speaking),
and tend to see it as the best way to solve problems. I am not immune from this...

> Nothing wrong with software, but use it wisely. Build the test-benches 
> as if you where doing a ASIC or full-custom design and thus also think 
> about each compile costing you milions of dollars and a pipe-line depth 
> of many months (6-9).

Given the rate of compiles that sometimes I do especially when near to find the
solution of a problem that bugged me for a long time, I would be bankrupted
since long, should each compile cycle cost me thousands or millions of dollars,
even if bogus dollars... :-) :-)

> I guess I am becomming more conservative by the day. From my own and 
> others mistakes and succsesses.

This is a privilege of becoming older and wiser :-)

Cheers,
Alberto  I2PHD






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