Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 5th Sep 2006 19:43 UTC, submitted by MatzeLoCal
SGI and IRIX German technology website reports that SGI will completely abandon its MIPS processor architecture, including its operating system Irix, in favour of Linux-powered Itanium workstations. SGI used MIPS and Irix in its products for almost 20 years, and with this switch to Intel, yet another major (historically speaking, that is) company abandons its architecture for the more common Intel one.
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RE: Less choice is bad
by twenex on Tue 5th Sep 2006 22:39 UTC in reply to "Less choice is bad"
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I think if Linux enjoys any share of "world domination," it will be because people have embraced a certain amount of variety.

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