On Thursday 30 June 2005 00:47, Rick Moen wrote:
> I follow the
> most-common usage and say "x86_64", since the term is vendor-neutral.
x64 is sooo much less obnoxious. And it's what microsoft has started
Is there a good reason that linux people turned their nose up at calling
it x64? (like trademarks or whatever, not "because it's what microsoft
and sun, in an unusual fit of shared common sense, decided to call
it", nor "because it's the name of a CBM C64 emulator from the VICE
Sure seems to be good enough for Microsoft ("XP Pro x64 edition") and
Sun ("Solaris 10 on x64"), for example.
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