[TUHS] Four windowing systems on SunOS

Michael Kjörling e5655f30a07f at ewoof.net
Thu Nov 3 01:44:38 AEST 2022

On 2 Nov 2022 09:34 -0600, from tuhs at tuhs.org (Grant Taylor via TUHS):
>> Pinball had problems relating to 64-bit FPU precision (and this can
>> actually be reproduced by fiddling with FPU flags), but it did ship in
>> Windows XP x64 Professional.
> My understanding is that Windows XP x64 Professional is 64-bit x86 and not
> Itanium.

Per Wikipedia, "Windows XP 64-Bit Edition" was for Intel's Itanium
IA-64 architecture; whereas "Windows XP Professional x64 Edition" was
for AMD's x86-64 architecture.


You've just got to love it when two wildly distinct, yet highly
similar, things are named almost, but not quite, the same.

🪶 Michael Kjörling                  🏡 https://michael.kjorling.se
“Remember when, on the Internet, nobody cared that you were a dog?”

More information about the TUHS mailing list