Re: Microchip Introduces First 16-bit Microcontroller Product Line - the PIC24

Andreas Schwarz wrote:

> Printf was only an example, the same applies to strcmp, puts, and many
> more, not to mention your own functions that operate on constant arrays.
> And besides, I don't think there's anything wrong with using printf on 8
> bit controllers. It makes serial debugging, LCD usage and things like
> that much more comfortable, and the additional 2-3 kB scarcely matter.

LOL, that 2-3K makes a huge difference in products with 16K ROM or less and
there are very many of those.