[rescue] Perverse Question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Jun 15 11:43:41 CDT 2003

On Sunday, June 15, 2003, at 12:35 PM, Frank Van Damme wrote:
>>    Well, I think it's more that those folks seem to think x86 is the
>> end-all, be-all of architectures.  What's scary is that some of them
>> actually *know something* about processor architecture, and as such,
>> should know better.  Maybe they just haven't looked at anything 
>> modern.
> My guess: probably it's a matter of demand, given the ratio of x86 
> linux users
> to other architectures is somewhat inequal too. Maybe not 100 to one, 
> but
> inequal anyway (oligopolies suck).

   Well demand can't explain their *affinity* for the architecture...at 
least I don't think it can.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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