Re: CIAs and PLA in a CPLD?

From: André Fachat <>
Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2012 13:56:30 +0200
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> Altera Quartus is free, runs on Linux, and is a far superior piece of 
> software to Xilinx ISE. Also better for noobs, and is the same as that
> used 
> for C-One & Turbo Chameleon.

Ah either I have missed it back then when I made my decision, or they have changed licensing. I remember some kind of annual license renewal (which for me always happens in inconvenient times, so I try to avoid such stuff - Xilinx doesn't do that). If Altera have removed that, good.

Yes, indeed, I have heard complaining about Xilinx and their ISE a lot, I get along with it ok, but then I don't know any alternative and I am not a heavy user. And now I already have the software setup, the programmer, the cable and a few devices lying around, so ...


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