@sir RISC-V is great and all, but it's (intentionally) not a complete spec. It was designed so you could make some real innovative stuff.

To make RISC-V processors that can go toe to toe with x86 and ARM, there needs to be an additional spec that standardizes RISC-V for general purpose processors.

Maybe that will happen as someone starts making successful RISC-V processors, becoming the de-facto standard, maybe it'll be set by a standards body. Either way it still needs to be done.

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@urusan @sir what about PowerPC? IBM just released their POWER10 architecture, but their POWER9 architecture isn't a slouch either.

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