Future of open-source could be RISC-V

ARM vs RISC-V

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risc-v has been the potential future for what feels like forever. We will see if it ever materializes in a meaningful way.

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@dalto
Do be fair, ARM came out in the mid 80s and didn’t have a major impact till it came to end user mobile devices in the mid 2000s.

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Don’t want to blow too many minds, but ARM is RISC. :wink:

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@jonathon
with a closed instruction set, lol :smiley:

GNU/Hurd on a RISC-V machine. Can’t wait! :yum:

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If you squint your eyes a little, the C64 had a form of RISC going - the limited instruction set, optimized us of resources, etc. No wonder they could outperform @ 1 Mhz the ‘powerhouse’ IBM PC @ 4.77Mhz! :grin:

Edit: couldn’t find a reference to a word processing contest among Wordstar, Word Perfect etc on CP/M and PCs and… won by using Paperclip on a C64 to enter, format, and print a business letter - and to run a mail merge on another letter… But it happened! :grin:

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