[rescue] Apple WWDC Summary, Cube Computers

Bill Bradford mrbill at mrbill.net
Tue Jun 24 17:55:00 CDT 2003

On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 06:19:05PM -0400, Kurt Mosiejczuk wrote:
> Now, this could've been someone spouting off nonsense but...
> The guy I bought my first sparc from 8 or 9 years ago told me
> a story about either an i860 or i960 (probably 860) workstation
> he had designed and wanted to go into production with.
> However, Intel kept him from going forward [0] because the
> edict came down that the i860 would've cut into the lucrative
> i486 chip and thus the i860 was ONLY to be used for embedded
> applications.
> --Kurt

NT was originally targeted at the i860, according to "Showstopper!", a 
book from ten years ago about the development of NT pre-NT4.


bill bradford
mrbill at mrbill.net
austin, texas

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