Reduntant Post to the Blog
Monday, January 11, 2010 11:11:25 PM
Better news on the Intel matter:
At-a-glance, the big thing is that Intel has lost more than $3bn US in court fees and fines in the year 2009, and stands to lose much more in compensatory damages over the next several years. The INTEL COMPILER has been found to be a defamatory and fraudulent program, specially 'cooked' to sabotage hardware manufactured by competitors.
To this end, the additional solution being sought by regulators would be for Intel to COMPENSATE DEVELOPERS for the recompilation and re-release of software previously published using the "DEFECTIVE Compiler". These are some of the strongest and most enraged words committed to paper by any regulatory commission in the last century.
One of the articles linked the Intel/AMD settlement PDF: