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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Agreed rosomak here about the itanium
by renoX on Thu 30th Jun 2005 20:36 UTC

Very funny Alp calling Itanium the new Alpha, if you mean that it will die soon too it's true, now for the eleguance of the design..
And for the Itanium relying too much on non-existant compilers which could optimise well for VLIW (ok it works on *some* Fortran kernels, what about the rest??) is NOT a good idea!