Gary Burke mumbled...
> don't want the
> > native instruction set of the Transmeta chips to be known,
> as they don't
> > want anyone coding for it. This is to allow them to change
> it completely
> > without affecting anyone (ie. they can make stuff more efficient).
And Kate replied...
> I don't agree with that. As long as you tell people "this
> will change.
> Write for this chip natively, and it'll not work on Crusoe
> chips released
> in four months", people won't write for it.
...which makes it even MORE sensible to provide an API that can be
consistent, regardless of the internals. People will write for something
they have a protocol for. In this case, the protocol may not be at the
hardware level, but if it works and is predictable, well hey. I can't
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