[rescue] i860 Success

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Mon May 3 17:29:41 CDT 2004

On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 06:26:35PM -0400, Carl R. Friend wrote:
>    I think what I really want to say here is that one of the
> absolutely magical and wonderful things about computers is that
> there are so many architectures and designs to choose from.
> Cheapening that with a flamewar about what one is *best* is tragic
> and ultimately destructive.

EXACTLY!  The question of "best" is meaningless without "for what
purpose, in what environment".

>  It's like taking religious sides
> about how many bits-per-word is the *right* value -- it's very
> counterproductive because there *is* no "right number";  it all
> depends on what your application is.

Exactly.  Thank you.  :)

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