[Bioclusters] FPGA in bioinformatics clusters (again?) Ref: Crayand SGI

andy law (RI) andy.law at bbsrc.ac.uk
Fri Jan 20 06:52:37 EST 2006

Tim et al.,

<stuff about SGI business model and users snipped>

> That's my logic.  If free market economics was allowed to 
> have its way, everyone would be right and SGI would collapse 
> almost immediately.  But they have powerful friends.

With respect Tim, this *is* free market economics isn't it? NSA and GCHQ
are buyers just like everyone else and they are prepared to pay the
asking price, wether that be direct costs or indirect 'support'.



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