On 8/17/2013 5:12 AM, Dan Gahlinger wrote:
so in essence what happened was basically
what happened to the PPC series chips (which Amiga and some Macs used).
they were far superior chips to the x86 family, vastly superior in every way.
It's a bit sad innovation like this gets crushed.
The only light I see at the end of that tunnel is ARM.
Can we finally wean the world off x86 and the stupid windows boat anchor that holds us
Care to elaborate how the x86 ISA is "holding us down?" What can you do
with ARM or PPC instructions that you can't with x86? Be specific.