[rescue] (Offtopic) X-Message-Flag fun for Outlook  users

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Sat Jul 29 20:23:24 CDT 2006

>From: Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net>
>Date: 2006/07/29 Sat PM 08:19:37 CDT
>To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
>Subject: Re: [rescue] (Offtopic) X-Message-Flag fun for Outlook  users

>Lionel Peterson wrote:
>> I'm curious, did you install x64 bit Vista or x86? (Who in the hell ever came up with x64 as a name?)
>I thought AMD coined x86-64 and AMD64.  Who turned x86-64 into x64, I
>don't know.  I personally haven't seen x64 in use.  Where are you seeing it?

On the actual MS Vista Beta 2 DVDs I have - one is labeled x86, the other is x64... It really struck me as stupid, like the person that came up with it didn't realize where x86 came from - it's only been what, 25 +/- years - uhm, the Product Manager for Vista may not even be that old... 

<Emily LaTella>
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</Emily LaTella>


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