Nuts 'n Volts (when will they change that title?), 12/2010 issue, Smiley's #29 on pag. 62:
Fig 2 seems wrong: like the publisher used the wrong artwork - missing independent SS outputs from master?
On Fig 3: I've not seen daisy-chained serial data in SPI. But my experience is limited. What does the standard say that an SPI device whose SS is false must do re passing MOSI to MISO?