Statement & apology (was Re: 10 Year Rule)

Gordon JC Pearce gordon at
Wed Aug 30 17:01:04 CDT 2006

Tony Duell wrote:
  > A serious question : Was the Pentium ever used in a non-PC 
compatible? I
> know the 386 was -- there was a least one Sun that used it, and those 
> interesting Sequent multi-processor 386 machines. Anything similar with 
> the Pentium? If so, (and if they're more than 10 years old or whatever), 
> I think I could easily consider those to be classic computers.

I wonder what's in the newest Akai samplers?  I know that the older ones 
used 80186 and 80286 CPUs.  I suspect that newer ones might use some 
kind of "embedded" x86.


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