From: <jpcarr@tredegar.com>
>    From: Jim W <jimw2001@hotmail.com>
> >> If this project is a success.... is this a look at the future for the
iSeries?
> >>
>      "IBM: Let the Chips Fall Where They May "
> >> http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article/0,,10_768291,00.html
>
>   Leif said;
> >looks like pSeries to me (remember: "p" is for performance).
>
> Actually The pSeries has/will have the chip first(regatta?) and the iSeries
> will get it in 2002 I think.
>
> They did mention the iSeries revenue stream.  \
>
> Maybe someone should write and tell him that the iSeries was first with
> Copper Chips,  First with SOI,  and it too will run the chip mentioned in
the article.

At last COMMON (or was it in NOLA?) I heard Dr. S tell us all that IBM
HQ has mandated that all new technology (in the i/p series camp) will
be introduced on the pSeries first and then after at least 6 month finally
on the iSeries (so not to upset the naming scheme that 'p' is for
performance). I.e. the pSeries will always be ahead of the iSeries
(until IBM changes strategy - it was also Dr. S who said that as soon
as IBM said that something was strategic it was also dead).





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