Re: KEil bought by ARM



In article <3sfbfuFnoia0U1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, tim (moved to sweden)
<tim_in_sweden2005@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes
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>"Chris Hills" <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>news:mg27bfA5alYDFARq@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Keil compilers have been bought by ARm.
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>One is left wondering why they have done this.
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>And yes, I did read the press release.
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>Why would ARM want compliers for a load of
>processors that compete with their own?
>Especially as ARM seem to be doing their best to
>alienate their own compiler customers by forcing
>non-compatable upgrades on them at regular
>intervals.

Keil have 8051/251 166 and ARM 7 al in C They have they majority market
share in 51 and 166

>As Kiel have, IIUC, recently releasae an ARM version
>of their complier methinks they are just taking out
>some competition.

KEil's own compiler is C for ARM7. Others have C and C++ for 7,9,11
XScale etc. Mind you their ARM7 C compiler was very good.

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