Harvard vs. vonNeuman

From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
Date: Wed Sep 29 08:10:55 2004

At 05:07 PM 9/28/2004, David V. Corbin wrote:
>To the best of my knowledge, the Microsoft .NET platform is the first
>run-time environment [not development environment] in which a compiler,
>linker and all of the associated capabilities are included. If you have a
>windows machine [XP, 2K] and have applied the windowsupdates, then all of
>these tools are already resident on your machines!

I guess that would explain why it's a 20 or 30 meg download,
once you've got the main system and the 11 meg patches.
And they're pushing it out as fast as they can - it's part
of WinXP SP2, no?

- John
Received on Wed Sep 29 2004 - 08:10:55 BST

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