[rescue] Perverse Question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Jun 15 16:43:44 CDT 2003

On Sunday, June 15, 2003, at 05:38 PM, Carl R. Friend wrote:
>>    Fortunately, that's a self-limiting problem with an architecture as
>> archaic as x86.
>>    Not trying to start a flame war here, but this comment made me feel
>> the need to point out that x86 is, as an architecture, out of
>> "implementation steam".  The rest of the computing world isn't going
>> anywhere anytime soon, don't worry.
>    I was saying the same thing about five or six years ago, and it
> hasn't come to pass yet.  I guess the old adage of, "If you throw
> enough money at the problem, the problem will go away" applies here.

   Again, don't worry.  This is a law of physics...money can't make it 
go away.  The whole semiconductor industry acknowledges this.  
Seriously...don't worry.


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

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