Reply to post: Re: I *wanted* an Acorn Archimedes when I was at school...

Linus Torvalds says ARM just doesn't look like beating Intel

Wilseus

Re: I *wanted* an Acorn Archimedes when I was at school...

"If ARM hadn't been spun off as a seperate company Acorn could have used some of its profits to develop and showcase a proper rival to the PC. They might only have ended up with a single digit percentage of the market but thats all Apple ever attained and look at it now."

Yes I concur completely. The whole rise and fall of Acorn is a very sad story really, and one that to this day still tugs on my heartstrings a little, but for better or worse, we are where we are and we have to make the best of it.

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