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From: "Norman Diamond" <ndiamond@despammed.com>
To: "Roland Dreier" <roland@topspin.com>
Cc: "Adrian Bunk" <bunk@fs.tum.de>, <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [patch] kill off PC9800
Date: Tue, 18 May 2004 06:59:49 +0900	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <05af01c43c5a$786e6340$b7ee4ca5@DIAMONDLX60> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5265auu3i1.fsf@topspin.com>

Roland Dreier replied to me:

>     Norman> I'll bet that the number of PC9800 machines still in
>     Norman> existence is an order of magnitude larger than the number
>     Norman> of PowerPC machines still in existence (including current
>     Norman> ones).
>
> Do you realize that every Apple Macintosh sold for about the last 10
> years is PowerPC-based?

Do you realize that Apple's market share is still less than NEC's?  And if
you want to go back 10 years, NEC had about 90% of the PC market and they
were all 9800 series.

> Not to mention all of IBM's midrange-servers
> (p and i series).  Plus a huge embedded presense.

OK, NEC's servers are not PCs.  (Or at least they didn't used to be.)  But
their numbers hardly affect PC statistics.


  reply	other threads:[~2004-05-17 22:04 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2004-05-16  7:35 Norman Diamond
2004-05-16 16:36 ` Adrian Bunk
2004-05-17 21:38   ` Norman Diamond
2004-05-17 21:51     ` Roland Dreier
2004-05-17 21:59       ` Norman Diamond [this message]
2004-05-17 22:33         ` Bartlomiej Zolnierkiewicz
2004-05-18  1:04         ` viro
2004-05-17 22:17       ` Joel Jaeggli
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2004-05-16 17:50 James Bottomley
2004-05-16 21:21 ` Andrew Morton
2004-05-16 21:28   ` Jeff Garzik
2004-05-16 21:38     ` James Bottomley
2004-05-17 17:15       ` Jeff Garzik
2004-05-18 20:14   ` Matt Mackall
2004-05-18 20:23     ` Brian Gerst
2004-05-18 20:53       ` Matt Mackall
2004-05-18 21:14         ` James Bottomley
2004-05-16  6:21 Randy.Dunlap
2004-05-16  6:28 ` Andrew Morton
2004-05-16 16:16   ` GOTO Masanori
2004-05-16 17:25     ` Randy.Dunlap

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