[rescue] Apple WWDC Summary, Cube Computers

Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez lefa at ucsc.edu
Tue Jun 24 16:43:00 CDT 2003

> I know that at one time Intel intended to replace all of x86 with a
> hardware chip for running object oriented code.  It sounded interesting,
> but not surprisingly, it just didn't work well.

That is the i432, actually it was supposed to be intel's flagship (which
sunk obviously) the 8086/88 was actually an inhouse sort of "just in case"
project. So it was never intended to replace the x86, the x86 was the
"safe" option for the i432... hence some of the brain dead design choices
they made.

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