Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 6th Nov 2012 23:35 UTC
In the News The desktop and laptop world is dominated by x86, the mobile/embedded world by ARM. Conventional wisdom, right? Not really. There's also MIPS - hundreds of millions of embedded devices run on MIPS, and for years now, the architecture has been trying to break into the mobile world dominated so much by ARM. They just a got a boost: MIPS has been acquired by Imagination Tech, most known for its PowerVR graphics chips used in a lot of smartphones and tablets.
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While true, it doesn't really convey the reality of the situation, what this word usually implies...

Likewise Natami (using a more extreme example) is leading recreations of the Amiga. Or (less extreme) Haiku is the leading BeOS recreation project. Out in the world, this doesn't translate to much (yet? Maybe, but then OPIE or GPE was also a "leading ~mobile Linux" not a long time ago).

"Most active" is probably what better describes reality.

Edited 2012-11-13 23:08 UTC

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