Micro$oft Biz'droid Lusers (was: OT email response format)

From: Bill Pechter <pechter_at_pechter.dyndns.org>
Date: Thu Apr 25 17:44:50 2002

> A fairly trivial case in point - IBM's 24-bit MCA graphics adapter -
> the "Sabine" card set. Several RS/6000 developers that I know claim
> that the guy (singular) who developed it designed a prototype, wrote a
> driver, and redesigned the hardware to compensate for limitations in his
> code. Mark swears there were several cycles of that. The result was a
> piece of hardware and its driver that couldn't be ported even to the
> next version of AIX.
> Doc

Is that why AIX 4 dropped support for the graphics adapter?


  d|i|g|i|t|a|l had it THEN.  Don't you wish you could still buy it now!
Received on Thu Apr 25 2002 - 17:44:50 BST

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