Promoting i386 version over x86_64?

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at
Wed Dec 9 14:26:40 UTC 2009

Le Mer 9 décembre 2009 15:00, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski a écrit :

> Actually, x86_64 is an AMD invention (originally called AMD64)
> and is called EM64T by Intel. The only "Intel 64" I can think of
> is IA64, i.e. Itanium (called "Itanic" by some).

When Intel realised Itanium was a failure, they dumped the ia32/ia64
classification and adopted x32/x64 (which is the same thing, except x64 !=
ia64, talk about hiding past mistakes)

Nicolas Mailhot

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