Partly, but they never could match Intel on process technology which meant Intel always had a cost advantage, even when their CPU designs were inferior.
But, mostly because Intel had anti-competitive agreements with major OEM's shutting out AMD.
Yes, Wine really is coming along nicely. It's been a very long hard fight, but an amazing range of things work, and it's just going to keep getting better.
Note that Wine has a sponsor - CodeWeavers - and we have collectively dumped at least $20 Million on Wine through the years. Wine is hard.
We do all of that that $59.95 at a time, with the support of people who understand what we do and who choose to support us. I think this is amazing and powerful and wonderful, and I am deeply grateful to everyone who does support us.
I just wish more people knew the details and understood why PlayOnLinux and stock Wine work so well these days. My ducky demise will not be in vain if just one more person discovers CrossOver goodness
You won't get that on a stovetop.
You haven't seen my stovetop!
By 2015, 30% of all cars may be intelligent, driverless vehicles
By 2015, 30% of all cars *MAY* be driven by trained velociraptors. Please PM me to get my mailing address for the check.
As an employer, do you think it's be easier to work around people who might have technology questions, or those who don't have a good grasp on basic math and English skills?
And, there is the core of the issue.
I find it amusing that so many people on Slashdot refer to others as "dumb" or "idiots" without bothering to get even a modicum of information regarding the specific story being discussed.
If only such foolishness were limited to Slashdot...
If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization.