[clug] Sun Accelerates Growth of UltraSPARC(R) CMT Eco System;
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rklein at tpg.com.au
Wed Dec 12 06:00:51 GMT 2007
As for the educational perspective, this could lead to similiar effects as we
have seen with Unix/Linux. In the longer run, this could potentially replace
the old x86 architecture in many areas.
Interestingly, the stock market reacted extremely on this news. While the
S&P500 tumbled by 2.5%, Sun's quote jumped up at a wopping 282% today.
On Wed, 12 Dec 2007, Roppola, Antti - BRS wrote:
> Makes sense. You're not going to compete with Sun unless you are able to
> turn chip designs into silicon and I can't see Intel and AMD rushing to
> incorporate GPL'ed features into their own designs. In the mean time,
> universities start churning out grads who are familiar with Sparc.
> Maybe they aspire to somehting like the Morotola 68000 in tems of
> educational ubiquity.
> It also tells you something about Sun's assessment of how robust the GPL
> is for protecting their work.
> Wilkl this lead to Intel and AMD having issues avoiding their work being
> contaminated by GPL'ed ideas seen by graduates? Interesting...
> Rainer Klein wrote:
> > Has anyone seen this announcement?
> Sun Accelerates Growth of UltraSPARC(R) CMT Eco System; Releases
> T2 Processor RTL to Open Source Community and Joins Five Major
> Universities in Launch of OpenSPARC Technology Centers of Excellence
> Free Download of World's First Eight Core, 64-Thread Processor Available
> Today Under GPL License """
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