Quoting <20000306150300.Y16557 at slate.dublin.wbtsystems.com>
by lbedford at wbtsystems.com:
> Given that GNU/Linux already boots on itanium, isn't being first to
> market with an OS for it a bit passe? :)
"First to market" probably has more to do with having a finished
product than having something booting on the hardware (Gee, don't you
think maybe Sun have itanium-bootable Solaris too?). Even if anyone
puts out an itanium-ready distribution today, it doesn't mean much
without the hardware to run it on.
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