[fpc-devel] FPC related fairy tale

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Oct 19 16:22:33 CEST 2012

In our previous episode, Sven Barth said:
> > make it a closed system for their turnkey products. MIPS is alive,
> > courtesy of the Chinese who- I'm told- are now shipping good-value kit.
> > 68K is alive thanks to Coldfire etc. IA-64 is alive but on life-support.
> > IBM mainframes are alive, thanks largely their support for Linux.
> >
> For MIPS it's not only the Chinese. MIPS CPUs are used in quite some 
> current TVs together with ARM. Especially Samsung is rather prominent 
> here (on both flavors runs Linux).

Routers are also often MIPS. MIPS is said to have lower licensing costs
than ARM.

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