Linked by Nicholas Blachford on Wed 9th Jul 2003 16:43 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y This article started life when I was asked to write a comparison of x86 and PowerPC CPUs for work. We produce PowerPC based systems and are often asked why we use PowerPC CPUs instead of x86 so a comparison is rather useful. While I have had an interest in CPUs for quite some time but I have never explored this issue in any detail so writing the document proved an interesting exercise. I thought my conclusions would be of interest to OSNews readers so I've done more research and written this new, rather more detailed article. This article is concerned with the technical differences between the families not the market differences.
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Apostrophe Catastrophe
by toddhisattva on Wed 9th Jul 2003 19:46 UTC

Dude -- an apostrophe does not mean "watch out, here comes an 's' !!" Posessive pronouns, "its, hers, yours," do not have apostrophes. Use apostrophes when you are using a contraction, for instance "it's" means "it is" and the apostrophe stands for the (space and) vowell. And I wanted to read the article because I'm a big-time architecture geek and couldn't because of all these trivial errors --- whaaaaa! :-( Factually, you seem to understand x86 about as well as Hannibal over at Ars understands PPC so this might make a good companion piece but again I can't tell because of the frustration at de-skewing the apostrophe catastrophe --- whaaaa! :-(