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From:
Andrew Wilson
Date:
June 24, 2003 08:05
Subject:
Re: This week's summary
Message ID:
20030624150429.GA26145@rivendale.net
On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 07:58:32AM -0700, David Storrs wrote:
> /me shows ignorance yet again.
> 
> For those of us who are not hardware types...what is "the new
> machine"?  The Itanium?  Does that really have enough market
> penetration at this point to be a worthy target?  Or is the idea that,
> by the time Parrot is finished, it WILL have massive market
> penetration? 

The machine they're talking about is parrot.  A virtual machine, but a
machine none the less.  The "new machine" is the new calling conventions
recently implemented.

andrew
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