[lsb-discuss] "Standardizing" 7 LSB HW architecture names
jgd at ugs.com
Fri Mar 28 07:23:34 PDT 2008
Vladimir Rubanov wrote:
[[lots of good sense]]
> The most frequent inconsistency in other areas currently found is
> using IA32 vs. x86 and AMD64 vs. x86-64 vs. x86_64 multiplied by
> low/upper case variations.
I think the choices of x86 and x86-64 are the best bet. The fact
that they are not the preferred terms of either Intel or AMD
marketing departments means they're fairly unlikely to try to give
the terms new meanings.
Parasolid Porting Engineer
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