[rescue] spam WPOISON
Joshua D. Boyd
jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net
Tue Sep 9 12:08:27 CDT 2003
On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 09:54:33AM -0700, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Sep 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:
> > On Tuesday, September 9, 2003, at 12:48 PM, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > >> Computers aren't object-oriented things. While I do like
> > >> object-oriented programming, it simply doesn't map well to the
> > >> underlying hardware.
> > >
> > > What if the underlieing hardware is a ixp432, or FPGA work-a-like?
> > I think you mean iAPX432. Dude, they sold like EIGHT of those
> > chipsets.
> Which begs the question: Why on earth would any one want to do something
> like the 432?
Because it sounds cool? At least, it does to me. Perhaps if it hadn't
been so ADA specific in it's OO-ness it would have performed decently?
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