Subject: Re: port-x86_64 list renamed to port-amd64
To: Matthias Scheler <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 04/27/2003 11:22:59
On Sun, Apr 27, 2003 at 09:52:46AM +0200, Matthias Scheler wrote:
> May I ask why? I know that Microsoft calls its Windows version like that
> but that doesn't seem like a good reason.

I don't know about Microsoft; I just know that AMD has given the processor
family this name at the launch. The name x86-64 is no more.

- Frank

Frank van der Linden                                  
NetBSD. Free, Unix-like OS. > 45 different platforms.