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AMD Joins Open Source With Framewave

Feb 21, 2008, 15:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Chip vendor AMD wants to help developers produce applications that are faster than ever before. To do that AMD has open sourced its AMD Performance Library (APL) as the Framewave open source project.

"AMD claims that it has been working on APL (now Framewave) for almost three years and that over 3200 performance routine optimizations are now part of the library. The AMD effort is intended to be open and not exclude other chip vendors like Intel, though Intel has its own open source effort for driving optimizations..."

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