this month's quiz

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I feel completely stupid now (maybe that's not just the feeling? ;-) )

[spoiler follows - maybe?]

In this month's quiz, question 2: How many data pointers does mega128 have? Well, apart from a vague question, I though it refers to the "three 16-bit indirect address register pointers for Data
Space addressing", as the datasheet puts it. Turns out, this is incorrect. Can somebody please point me out, why?

In this month's quiz, question 9: What is the longest delay you can get between timer overflows with a free running timer in a ATmega? Given all AVRs appear to be fully static, isn't the correct answer "infinity"?

JW

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2) Why Stack Pointer isn't a data pointer? ;)

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Well, with the same reasoning, one can call the EEARH:EEARL pair to be a data pointer, too. That makes 5, which apparently is not accepted as a correct answer.

To the quiz autor: if you want to make a gotcha question, please take pain to formulate the question less ambiguously.

JW