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Re: Promoting i386 version over x86_64?



On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 2:56 AM, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> King InuYasha wrote:
>> In any case, 32-bit shouldn't be considered legacy until every type of
>> computer sold is 64-bit. And the fact is, that isn't true.
>
> It already basically was before netbooks came and turned the clock back. :-(
>
>> Netbooks are entirely 32-bit currently
>
> Yeah, they're a huge step backwards (and not just for 64-bit computing, but
> also for CPU speed, RAM, disk space (especially where SSDs are used instead
> of the traditional HDDs)

If you ever used an SSD you wouldn't call it a step backwards, it is
so much better than a traditional HD that I don't want a Laptop
without one ever again.
HDDs should be the ones of the past, but for that prices need to drop.

Anyway offtopic here.


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