Subject: Re: SUpport of Intel 64 bit Extension
To: None <port-amd64@NetBSD.org>
From: Matthias Scheler <email@example.com>
Date: 07/19/2004 08:54:15
In article <200407181435.i6IEZuvG024049@mercurius.beatum.jp>,
"Mitsuyasu Ichimura" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Will this project support Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology?
I hope so.
> If so, will this list's name be changed?
Why should it? The main reason that Intell calls their flavour of the
AMD64 extension EMT64 is marketing. They don't want people to recognize
where that technology was invented. The NetBSD project should IMHO
not play along with this charade.
Matthias Scheler http://scheler.de/~matthias/