In article <etooejo4mam.fsf / wilson.emschwar>,
Eric Schwartz  <emschwar / hp.com> wrote:
>ptkwt / aracnet.com (Phil Tomson) writes:
>> Actually, now that HP has dropped the Itanium it's only a matter of 
>> time... (and HP was the instigator of the Itanium in the first place, so 
>> Intel can't be too happy about this) 
>
>Just a bit of quick rumor control: HP has NOT dropped the Itanium.  We
>are discontinuing production of two Itanium workstations, but we are
>still committed to the IA64 platform, and are actively developing new
>products based on it.  If you have any further questions or concerns
>relating to HP's support of Itanium, please contact your local HP
>sales office-- they'll be happy to show you all sorts of kit, I'm
>sure. :)
>

I stand corrected...

....though I still suspect that Itanium's days are numbered.

>-- 
>Eric Schwartz					email: emschwar / hp.com
>Hewlett-Packard Company         		Phone: +1 970 898 7443
>Linux and Open Source Lab (LOSL)

BTW: What types of things are you using Ruby for at HP?

Phil