How to Blow $100 Million

Wolfgang Spraul wolfgang at sharism.cc
Sat Sep 4 10:11:50 EDT 2010


David,

> Aren't there more free CPU designs around?  The MIPS I architecture, for
> example, should by now be completely patent free, AFAIK (maybe even MIPS
> II,III...?).  Now you only need to find a free VHDL implementation (or
> code it yourself :).

Can you get a clarification, in writing, from MIPS Inc.? In my
experience MIPS is a patent mine, all variants, anything MIPS.

Wolfgang




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