Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Jun 2005 12:27 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems There are increasing rumors that Alpha might be brought back to life. The Inq sets the big 'if' aside and explores the possiblities: "What if there really is a will to get Alpha back into the changed market? What sort of chip would it have to be to have that good chance of success, if any?"
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RE:Alpha in a FPGA
by mariuz on Thu 30th Jun 2005 16:30 UTC

well you can try asking intel legal department
about alpha instruction set,
From what i know is open , Yep you could walk on gray legal area (towards black)
Nobody stops me to create an open core project
Let's call it OmegaCPU for start

"Create project result:
Project 'omega' successfully created.
Your request will be approved or rejected in 1 week. You will be informed by email."

http://www.opencores.org/