Partminer (was Re: [sdiy] More Damn chip IDs.)

Daniel Araya stdaniel at
Wed Aug 21 21:44:16 CEST 2002

> Date:          Thu, 22 Aug 2002 01:09:23 +0930
> To:            Rainer Buchty <buchty at>
> From:          "Batz Goodfortune" <batzman at>
> Subject:       Re: Partminer (was Re: [sdiy] More Damn chip IDs.)
> Cc:            synth-diy at

> Y-ellow Rainer 'n' all.
> At 04:28 PM 8/21/02 +0200, Rainer Buchty wrote:
> > > Maybe we should just think of setting up an alternative by scanning in our
> > > old data books and publishing them on the web for free...
> >
> >We really should.

A friend of mine owns the site witch can be 
used for this sort of thing. He already has some stuff up, he 
can be reached at kristian at if you have some questions


> Yeah I'd been thinking about it since you mentioned it. 
> <> ??
> I'd offer my web site but besides the technical limitations, I'd run out of 
> space real quick. Let me chew that one over for a few days and I might be 
> able to at least get the ball rolling with FTP.
> I suggest this strategy though. Rather than trying to scan and PDF 
> everything in bulk, it would be more frugal to scan upon request or as the 
> need arises. Scan the stuff we each use the most as we use it and each new 
> thing we use (Even if it's old) as it crops up. Finally do requests (if 
> you've got 'em) and cool stuff as you think might be of interest. That way 
> no-one is bogged down in the process.
> But! Managing such an effort is another matter entirely. Just sorting 
> incoming data might be a pain and somewhat time consuming. I think that 
> would have to be a combined effort.
> Lastly: Because of the nature of the thing, it would be pretty much a 
> closed shop. Just the people here having access and definitely only on 
> approval. If I do it, that's the only way I can make it happen for now. And 
> it'll be a bit flakey for a while until I can get yet another boxen set up. 
> (And some routers) I gotta push the numbers on this. The problem is that 
> outgoing data is free but I pay for incoming. That could be a problem if 
> there were large amounts of data sheets coming in. I have no problem 
> donating some of my 3gig/month bandwidth to the cause but if I hit the 
> wall, it's definitely going to hurt in the wallet department.
> But the irony is that I already have such a database setup and on-line and 
> mostly accessible 24/7. It's just not public oriented and I don't know how 
> public I'm prepared to go. I certainly don't want "Outsiders" messing with it.
> So. If anyone has any other thoughts on this, I'm all for it. As long as 
> I'm not the only one.
> Hope this helps.
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