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Re: Final release of Geomview 1.4.1
I had mentioned that I saw some nice-looking Sun graphics hardware. Stuart replied: -> Do you mean the Evans & Sutherland Freedom stuff? No, and we probably won't. -> Remember that most of the cost of a system is in its software. If we bought -> some totally new Sun graphics hardware, no matter how spiffy, it'd be a -> terrific amount of work before we could put it to good use. (Also, the -> hardware is not cheap -- the base price for the Freedom accelerators is -> comparable to what we pay for a whole high-end Indigo, and the accelerator -> price doesn't include a Sun!) I'm not sure this is what I saw. I saw something that had been code-named "Leo", and is now out in some machines on sale since August which I think were called Sparc ZX and Sparc 10ZX, but I might be wrong on the letters. The educational price for the smaller one (still a complete machine with hard disk and monitor and everything) was supposed to be about $12K. And it supposedly ran very fast xgl, which I thought is what we were now porting geomview to run with. -John
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