Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Sep 2012 22:30 UTC
Intel You'd think this sort of stuff belonged to the past - but no. Apparently, Microsoft is afraid of Android on its Windows 8 tablets, because Intel has just announced that it will provide no support for Linux on its clover Trail processors. Supposedly, this chip is "designed for Windows 8". What?
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RE[5]: Comment by stabbyjones
by ilovebeer on Sat 15th Sep 2012 15:16 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by stabbyjones"
ilovebeer
Member since:
2011-08-08

If Intel developed a chip line to work specifically with linux would you still be so upset? Are you actually expecting everyone to believe that Intel apparently partnering with Microsoft for a specific product line is outrageous? Have you even bothered to look up what other companies have done or are doing the exact thing?
Care to come out with an example?
Besides if the source is available linux support in slightly longer term means basically universal support.
Exclusivity is exclusive to closed systems world.

moondevil already did -- refer to his previous post.

Why did you ignore my other questions? I'll repeat one of them again and put it in bold so in case you somehow managed to "over look" it the first time: If Intel developed a chip line to work specifically with linux would you still be so upset?

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RE[6]: Comment by stabbyjones
by dsmogor on Sat 15th Sep 2012 15:45 in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by stabbyjones"
dsmogor Member since:
2005-09-01

A misunderstanding: my answer referred exactly to that question.

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