ARM as a primary architecture

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Thu Mar 22 18:38:59 UTC 2012

On Thu, 2012-03-22 at 09:11 -0400, Przemek Klosowski wrote:
> On 03/22/2012 02:31 AM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > Tom Lane wrote:
> >> That opinion is flat out ridiculous.  Or maybe it makes sense if you
> >> think consumer desktops are the be-all and end-all; but they are not.
> >
> > Consumer desktops and notebooks. The things we normally call "computers".
> > Those have always been and should remain our primary target.
> >
> Check out the numbers from The Economist:
> The number of desktops has been flat for last 7 years. The growth in the 
> smartphone/tablet area dwarfs 'what we normally call computers'.

Note that all the numbers where smartphones/tablets 'dwarf what we
normally call computers' are, in fact, projections. In the numbers which
actually exist, tablets/smartphones have only just caught up with
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