[rescue] The end of alpha
Joshua D. Boyd
rescue at sunhelp.org
Mon Jun 25 13:36:22 CDT 2001
For awhile, AIM agreed that all PPCs should be compatible. However, IBM
and Motorola have since gone their seperate ways (witness Altivec). I
believe that both of them control it equally, so any compatibility is just
legacy and concensus.
On Mon, 25 Jun 2001, Hatle, Steven J. wrote:
> Hmm. . .
> Intel bought ARM.
> Intel buys Alpha.
> Motorola is bleeding money. . .
> How much of PPC does IBM still control?
> > blithering idiots who have NO FUCKING IDEA how to design high-speed
> > processors.
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