[rescue] SGI Indigo2 & IRIX 6.5

der Mouse mouse at Rodents-Montreal.ORG
Mon Dec 1 08:13:01 CST 2008

> I think I can summarize this thread:

Mostly pretty good.  But

> The hardware was proprietary because there was no Nvidia or other
> graphics hardware makers, and the only way to get better performance
> was in building custom stuff.

That's a good basis for custom hardware.  It is not, by itself, a good
basis for closed-documentation ("proprietary") hardware; you need to
add additional reasons to explain that.

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