Yokemate of Keyboards
Posts: 11971 from 2003/5/22
> 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"
But then, he had not been with Freescale before April 2009. So maybe he just doesn't know?