[PATCH] General CHRP/MPC5K2 Platform and drivers support - to comment

Matt Sealey matt at genesi-usa.com
Tue Oct 24 02:25:33 EST 2006

Very eloquently put.

Matt Sealey <matt at genesi-usa.com>
Genesi, Manager, Developer Relations

Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 23, 2006 at 04:47:49PM +0200, Matt Sealey wrote:
>> Curious question.
>> What are you guys going to do when the PowerPC name is defunct?
>> Like, last month :)
>> Power Architecture is where it is at. The trademark is even going to
>> lapse. It's a bit too late for the ppc->powerpc tree breakout now,
>> but wouldn't it just confuse people to be using a "Power Architecture"
>> processor or SoC of some type, using collections of definitions from
>> the Power ISA 2.03 and have this "powerpc" thing pop up?
> Who the f***k cares.  We've always given a chip what the newspeak party
> line of the days is, and we will here aswell.  If the IBM/Mot/PowerYodda
> overlords are unhappy with that it's their problem, not ours.

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