__/ [ Peter ] on Sunday 12 March 2006 22:17 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> Itanium allies fund open-source compiler work
> Because this is quickest and cheapest way of getting an industrial strength
> compiler for Itanium, even if the needed development has to be contributed
Should be fine with GNU. As long as the codebase is improved, why complain?
They could incorporate many processor-specific optimisations, which in turn
will boost performance for Linux in benchmarks (if Redmond authorises their
setting up despite the EULA).
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