Re: Let's Recruit Deep Blue

andrew meggs (insect@antennahead.com)
Sat, 3 May 1997 15:01:48 -0400 (EDT)


On Sat, 3 May 1997, Nathan D. T. Boyd wrote:

> After Deep Blue finishes its match against Gary Kasparov next week, I
> say we recruit it to run deschal! If we had the IBM engineers optimize
> the client, I'll bet that could make an impact all by itself ;>
>

I'm pretty sure it's using PowerPC, or at least POWER, processors, so
I've already got that part well underway with the PowerMac tuneup. I
_will_ be using their highly-optimizing xlc compiler for the builds,
though.