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Re:I don't think VIA completely understands

Posted by: SarsSmarz on May 06, 2005 10:28 PM
I think he's saying that if they totally went naked, then it might be revealed that they are using a standard programmable dsp chip. Then anybody could sell a via-knockoff chip. All companies survive on a barrier to entry that allow them to sell at a margin.

It's all in the method they use to cloak themselves. There must be a more Linux-friendly way!


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