From: Mike Allison <mallison_at_konnections.com>
Date: Sun Feb 1 20:26:20 1998

The "i" (intel) prefix is an intel copyright. It has been used, afaik
since the beginning, esp the 80x86 series, as this is the iAXP series of
microprocessor. Many took to using "x86" notation to avoid the
copyright issues of "i86"

-Mike Allison
Received on Sun Feb 01 1998 - 20:26:20 GMT

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