Re: TBTF for 10/27/97: Wireland

Robert Harley (
Fri, 31 Oct 1997 10:36:50 +0100 (MET)

>=2E.Stop that Pentium II at the border
> [...] An amendment to the author-
> ization bill specifies that machines capable of 2,000 MTOPS (million
> theoretical operations per second) need a license [...]

Hey, the 21164 Alphas can quad-issue so they already peak at 2000
"MTOPS" or more.

However if the bill only applies to "machines", who cares? Just
export the CPU and put the machines together in Ireland or Scotland
(like this one was).

-- Rob.