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