[rescue] Apple to ditch IBM, switch to Intel chips

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Sat Jun 11 15:17:07 CDT 2005

On Sat, 11 Jun 2005, Peter Corlett wrote:

> Besides, the 64 bit support on OSX is only with the BSD API. Cocoa is
> 32 bit only. So it is quite possible that you'll compile your
> memory-hungry performance apps for x86-64 and your point-and-drool
> front end for it for plain x86.

I see that as a benefit.

Separating the front-end from the code that does actual work typically
results in cleaner code on both ends AND tends to keep the heavy-lifting
code as portable as possible.

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