[Openmcl-devel] Apple to switch to Intel - what does this portend?
rich at holygoat.co.uk
Mon Jun 6 14:09:29 UTC 2005
Well, that was what I picked up from the conversation in #lisp. I'd
be very pleased to hear differently, of course! OpenMCL is my
On 6 Jun 2005, at 14:30, Gary Byers wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Jun 2005, Richard Newman wrote
>> There was discussion about this last night on #lisp.
>> Firstly, "switching to Intel" does not necessarily mean switching
>> to x86, so it might not be all that bad.
>> If it does, then it's a bad thing for OpenMCL's internals.
>> Switching to targeting x86 is a lot of work that's unlikely to be
> It's certainly interesting to learn that - if this rumor does indeed
> involve switching to x86 - that that work is unlikely do be done.
> (It's sometimes hard to convey sarcasm in email, and othertimes it
> can be overdone. I think that I'd rather err on the side of
> it, but I hope that anyone reading the preceding paragraph catches the
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