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Re: Advice on system purchase

Stan Hoeppner writes:
> At this point in time, and in the foreseeable, the only way to crack
> into the desktop market is with a new x86 chip that has sufficiently
> compelling advantages over both Intel and AMD.  And since one must
> have a license from Intel to do so, that ain't gonna happen.

There is no intellectual property protection for instruction sets.  If
there was you can be sure that Amdahl would never have shipped a single
John Hasler

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