Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 1998/06/01

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Leitz and Leica Glass
From: Michael Garmisa <>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 1998 22:45:47 -0400 (EDT)

On 02-Jun-98 Robert Jagitsch wrote:
>>This is really sort of an odd thing to get hung up on.
>>Glass is like plastic, brass or steel.  Surely nobody
>>cares whether Leica mined their own iron ore or drilled
>>for their own oil?
> I wonder what sand (silicon) Intel uses in their Pentiums, versus 
> Motorola and IBM on their PowerPCs. Since the PowerPC G3 is a better 
> performer than a Pentium II, perhaps they use higher quality sand. ;)
actually impurities are placed into the silicon in order to allow it to work as
a semiconductor instead of just an insulator :)
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Michael Garmisa <>  ICQ# 11583837      01-Jun-98 22:44:33
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