Hello old friend

By Dan Poirot

This just showed up in my Inbox in 14-point Marketing type:

Wind River To Support Sun’s Breakthrough UltraSPARC T1 Multithreaded Next-Generation Processor

So ‘Hello’ old friend, the years have been really good to you! Has it really been 20 years?

SPARC and I are old friends. I was a Sun-4 and SPARC sysadmin back
in the day when the greater fraction of the studio audience was
stuffing quarters into the ‘Ms. Pac-Man’ machine down at the local arcade and pizza parlor. (I was a Tempest man myself) The SPARC was the picture of minimalistic performance – in a pizza box!

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