[clug] ALPHA machines??

Matthew Hawkins matt at mh.dropbear.id.au
Fri Sep 19 09:01:21 EST 2003

Randall Crook said:
> I also believe that Intel has bought both the IP for the alpha and most
> of the original alpha development team, so you might find some
> interesting deviations in future intel 64 bit processors.

If I recall history correctly, Intel did buy the plants from DEC however
most of the engineers quit beforehand so they weren't forced to work for
the enemy.  Many went to AMD (hence the Athlon having a very EV6-like
architecture) and others to TI, and other places.

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