[sdiy] Some Audio DSP prototypes

Vladimir Pantelic vladoman at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 11:54:19 CEST 2022


sorry for top posting, I guess he refers to this:

https://www.microchip.com/forums/m1145168.aspx

On Wed, Apr 20, 2022, 10:53 <rburnett at richieburnett.co.uk> wrote:

> > This happens all over the place, not just Windows. Witness the fairly
> > recent dropping of PIC ASM by Microchip.
>
> WTF!  Is this some kind of joke!?
>
> Can you elaborate or provide a reference for this Tom?
>
> For nearly 30 years I've programmed PICs in assembly language for both
> hobby projects and commercial work.  To be honest I don't see how you
> could program most of the low-end parts in any other way.  In some cases
> they only have a handful of bytes of RAM and less than 1K of program
> space, so I can't see them being much use in any sort of higher level
> language.  Are you saying they have discontinued Assembly language use
> for all PICs?  Does this include dsPIC as well?  The latter would make
> no sense either, as programming dsPIC in Assembly language is
> fundamental to keeping the DSP pipeline primed with data and obtaining
> optimal performance.  The C compiler didn't even support any of the DSP
> core's functionality like extended precision accumulators, saturation
> arithmetic, etc, last time I checked.
>
> -Richie,
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