[rc5] New competitor

Dirk Moerenhout dmoerenh at reference.be
Tue Jul 1 17:54:06 EDT 1997


On Tue, 1 Jul 1997, Brian Hechinger wrote:

> > Well this is one thing why you might get interested in the competitor. 
> > They have a Sparc-client running up to 50% faster than what v1 does now. 
> > (Sun sparc 20 (supersparc) gains 50% over here, voyager (microsparc) 
> > gains 25%)
> 
> ok, on this note, i have gotten the source code to the v2 client and will be
> spending some time working on optimizing it for the sparc machines.  i can't
> promise a release date yet, but i will keep the list updated of what happens.
> 
> -brian

Good luck, they say they aren't happy enough about their sparc-client for 
now and they 'll try to improve it.

If it goes on like this, new competitors will probably result in more time 
spent in getting those clients faster... Sounds good to me :)

Dirk
 
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