[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.
Joshua D. Boyd
rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 14 08:25:15 CDT 2001
The european space program/association/whatever ever provides the cad
files and stuff for a space hardened sparc that anyone can modify and have
fabricated for free (meaning no licensing to the agency. The fabrication
is still anything but free).
On Thu, 14 Jun 2001 ward at zilla.nu wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 12:36:38AM -0500, Bill Bradford wrote:
> > My SciAtlanta Explorer 2000 digital cable box is based on a
> > 55Mhz MicroSPARC-II. 8-)
> I did a bit of digging, and it seems that my Olympus digicam is also
> SPARC based. Guess there's some benefit to having a truly open CPU,
> eh? Proliferation comes naturally.
> > (and the tivo on top of it is PPC..)
> My favorite copier/printer at work is Linux/PPC (think it's a Xerox, using
> some 800-series PPC). Also, I think Ford used the 88110 as a microcontroller
> in some of its vehicles, but I could be wrong.
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