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Kevin writes: “and that Intel is

Kevin writes: “and that Intel is poorly equipped to run an FPGA business – which is almost more of a software and service business than a “chip” business.”

As I noted previously, it’s well past time that we accept being held back by underfunded in-house tools teams … and push for some multivendor consolidation and cooperation with a strong multi-vendor supported common open source tool chain. And with that directly leverage the sum of vendor tools teams, end user tools teams, research tools teams, and everyday engineers — all as vested stake holders in better tools.

Hopefully at a significant enough cost savings that allow the company to do what it really needs, to produce higher value commodity silicon.

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