Subject: Re: ARC Firmware?
To: Dave McGuire <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 10/08/1997 22:36:11
Dave McGuire writes:
> On October 9, you wrote:
> > From a technical standpoint, the PC microprocessors only support a
> > limited set of memory management options sufficient for Windows NT
> > and some other operating systems, while the Universal parts support
> > all of the memory management modes necessary for operation of
> > OpenVMS and Digital UNIX.
>   A lobotomized processor for a lobotomized operating system.  How
> quaint.  I think I'm going to throw up.

I'm convinced, more and more, that DEC is determined to destroy
itself, and that we are merely being masochists in trying to hang on
as they try to dash their own brains out.