Fri Sep 28 13:32:10 CDT 2018
State machines vs. processor
Disadvantage of processor is the amount of multiplexing that is
needed. Advantage: that multiplexing does buy something: flexibility
in accessing everything from a single point.
What I really want: a simple way to synthesize loops into hardware.
Can it be done cheaper? A stack of counters isn't all that expensive.
The problem is more that if repurposing is needed, a processor + bus