Jason Burrell wrote on 2/22/00 11:17 am:
>A big deal was made when
>IBM announced their "open"
IBM offered a standard (not a feature-rich) design that used a *current* CPU...
>Compaq et al. open up past
You want a "past design" - that would imply an older CPU that might be out of production....
>Digital has had design info on
>the PC164 at
>ml for a long time.
You can get a PC164 for very little $$, but where would you get an appropriate CPU?
>current design would speed
>the creation of an
>inexpensive Alpha box, plus
>win good will points from
Oh, you want a "current" design...
What happened to all that good will they got for giving us faster compilers? Giving a nice scandinavian boy an ALPHA system to port his OS to (thanks maddog!)? Etc....
They need to innovate *faster* so that their previous designs become o solete quicker ... (smile)
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