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    Andreas_Wolf
    Posts: 11762 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    > some (see Wikipedia) even think the e5500 to actually be what was announced as e700 in
    > 2004. But taking into account how Freescale's presentations suddenly changed from the
    > e700 being based on e600 to being based on e500 shortly after Apple's mid 2005 switch
    > announcement we can assume that the e5500 actually is what has been on the roadmap
    > as "e700" since mid 2005, but not what had been on there as "e700" before, i.e. from
    > April 2004 to mid 2005.

    Answer from Preet Virk, strategic marketing director for Freescale's Networking Processor Division:

    "The e5500 is [...] unrelated to a previously mentioned e700 family"
    http://blogs.freescale.com/2010/06/23/what%e2%80%99s-up-with-64-bit-embedded-computing/#comment-292

    But then, he had not been with Freescale before April 2009. So maybe he just doesn't know?

    http://www.linkedin.com/in/preetvirk
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