Re: Intel IA-64 Architecture

Roger Barnett <>
20 Nov 1997 22:34:25 -0500

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From: Roger Barnett <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 20 Nov 1997 22:34:25 -0500
Organization: Real Objects Ltd
References: 97-11-077 97-11-088 97-11-090 97-11-102
Keywords: architecture, optimize

Michael Meissner <> writes:
> 2) I do worry that there seems to be less diversity amongst general
> purpose machines (with DEC seeming to throw in the towel, etc.), which
> means less of a need for compiler people :-(

Worry ye less, Samsung have announced the next generation Alpha (21264)
will be available in production quantities mid '98.

The DEC guys I've spoken to are generally bullish about having 2 (soon to be
3 ?) fabs for the Alpha and not having to pay for running or replacing any of
them - whether they are right remains to be seen.

Roger Barnett

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