[rescue] Re: [geeks] THIS. MAKES. ME. SICK.

James Sharp rescue at sunhelp.org
Thu Jun 14 10:09:42 CDT 2001

> > Even HP has moved their focus back to PA-RISC.
> >
> Apparently, they have HUGE 'Floating Point Nads' (tm) ...
> http://www.realworldtech.com/page.cfm?ArticleID=RWT061101221315

The Itanium was supposed to be a mix of a couple of architectures.  The
Floating Point Nads(tm) of the PA-RISC, the integer performance of the
i386 line, and they stole a couple of bus designs from the Alpha chip.

Unfortunately, they managed to screw it up.

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