What to Do with a PS/2?

Stefan Skoglund (lokal användare) stefan.skoglund at agj.net
Thu Jan 28 07:57:51 CST 2016

tor 2016-01-28 klockan 14:01 +0100 skrev Liam Proven: 
> The result was named "Windows NT".
> Entertainingly, WNT is what you get if you shift the letters of 'VMS"
> 1 position forward in the alphabet.
> Actually, though, it was developed on multiple CPU platforms, and one
> was an in-house board design based around Intel's RISC chip, the i860
> -- codenamed the N10. NT allegedly stood for "N Ten" before MS
> marketing retconned it to "New Technology".

IS the multiplatform aspect one of the reason why the kernel as such
worked so well ?
12 years ago the Gtk/GNOME hackers had a heated discussion about
portability to SPARC64.
I can't help thinking that if they had done the work at that time with
regards to 64bitness and threading the stack today would work much
better in current multicore amd64 cpus.

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