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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 23, 2013
An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
Maybe but not on x86 CPUs, AFAIK they all contain microcode which isn't Free..
FSF offers "GNU Bucks" for finding nonfree works in free distributions
Posted Oct 2, 2009 18:02 UTC (Fri) by flewellyn (subscriber, #5047)
Posted Oct 2, 2009 22:40 UTC (Fri) by dwheeler (guest, #1216)
Be surprised. Microcode is software.
Yes, it runs on a lower-level infrastructure. Yes, an initial version is typically built onto the device. So what? It walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, etc.; let's just admit that it's a duck.
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