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Re: gcc 3.5 integration branch proposal
On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 10:45:09PM -0500, Robert Dewar wrote:
> Marc Espie wrote:
> >Maybe most of you are actually working for companies, and so don't really
> >care about the toll in terms of human costs ? I mean, sure, hire a new
> >programmer, or buy a new $2000 machine. But real hobbyists ? We don't
> >really have ways to hire new people. And a new $2000 machine means less
> >network cards or gfx cards to play with and port drivers to.
> Please don't make strawmen. As my previous message made clear, the
> figure of $2000 is bogus, $400 is sufficient, and that *included* a
> 17" monitor and the license fee for XP.
Show me anything that isn't Intel-based with this kind of performance/cost
Do you think it doesn't matter ?
Then we'd better simply stop writing code for sparc64, powerpc, hppa,
and declare them totally dead.