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From: Lars Nilsson <chamaeleon@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] 32-bit is sticking around
On Sat, 11 Sep 2004 16:56:11 +0100, Jon Harrop <jon@jdh30.plus.com> wrote:
> On Saturday 11 September 2004 16:30, Lars Nilsson wrote:
> > > StrongARM?
> >
> > You mean the technology they bought instead of develop it?
> 
> Intel have developed it quite substantially, IMHO. AFAIK, nobody else has made
> such a superscalar/deeply-pipelined CPU with such a conditional instruction
> set before, and that's not easy.
> 
> Cheers,
> Jon.

Sure, they have probably done quite a bit of innovation with it by
now. All I know is that back in 1987-88 I was happily doing assembly
GUI programming just because it (ARM) was so darn easy to work with,
while x86 made my stomach turn.

Lars

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