Hmmm... When I read the reference to USB in the Drobe article in question, I thought that it put a slight slant on the situation -- no doubt that famed sarcasm at work again!
MicroDigital's announcement made it clear that *no* software had yet gone to Simtec:
"When we release the software to Simtec the completed system will basically depend on how busy they are with other work."
Drobe reframed the situation as:
"MicroDigital have, oddly enough, left the ball in Simtec's court by saying the release of Omega USB support is down to "how busy [Simtec] are with other work". We have to wonder why Simtec should be expected to govern MicroDigital's software release policy, but it probably makes sense to someone, somewhere, hopefully."
Hence the above email from Simtec, which asks for the *Drobe* article to be clarified:
"Your article implies that we are the cause of the delay. This is not the case and we have, as yet, had no involvement in any such work."
Thus, the way I read things, the email from Simtec doesn't "thoroughly extinguish MicroDigital's claims" at all, rather it confirms what they said. Whether MD should have mentioned Simtec before things were done and dusted is a whole other matter, of course
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