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The Inquirer: Intel Should be Ashamed of Itself Over AMD 64, Torvalds Says

Feb 23, 2004, 23:30 (24 Talkback[s])
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"A posting by Linus Torvalds on the linux-kernel mailing list suggests that Intel should be more than a little ashamed of itself when it announced its 64-bit extensions last week.

"Torvalds was replying to a post which asked whether there was any difference between X86_64 and X86-64.

"He said the real name for the instruction set should be X86-64, and always has been..."

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