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Old 5th October 2018
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Re: Salt & Vinegar?

Yep, short term profit, short term gains then sod the rest!

It’s not a new thing though, I remember joking back in the late 70s / early 80s that if you looked at the place of manufacturing printed on every IC you’d be reading a list of the sweat shops of the third world, yet here they were making millions of 74xx and 4000 series cmos chips. So 40 years worth! Jeez, how time flies! Sadly, I can no longer read such tiny writing and can’t remember the last time I saw an IC in anger. I used to repair down to chip level, now you just chuck everything away when it breaks.
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