[Libre-soc-dev] 3d gpu business plan

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at lkcl.net
Wed Dec 30 22:57:37 GMT 2020

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On Wed, Dec 30, 2020 at 6:38 PM Lauri Kasanen <cand at gmx.com> wrote:

> Again I know. Am I writing too tersely or in a confusing way?

slightly: i think we're getting there.

> > OpenPOWER - the ISA itself - is total overkill for them.  an OpenPOWER
> > ISA decoder alone is larger than the entire RISC core used in that
> > type of processor.  they would be utterly shooting themselves in the
> > foot to use it, because the die area would be increased so greatly
> > that it would knock the price up by a margin so high that it would
> > become unprofitable against their *own* current product.
> Good answer! Now, this is the meat. This, enumerating each significant
> threat, is what should be listed in the business plan. It shows we have
> considered the threats widely, and communicated them to potential
> investors in a way they can understand.
> Something like this:

i like it.  i see where you're going.  let me work through what you wrote.

thanks Lauri.


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