[Bioclusters] Re: [Biodevelopers] Altivec enhanced codes?

Joseph Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Nov 5 21:48:31 EST 2003

The issue which originally concerned me was the somewhat broad read I
got out of it.  It seems to wish to cover SIMD applied in a general
sense to a homology search.  

It is as far as I can tell, only at the application stage, so a cease
and desist is really not enforcable.  It has been suggested that there
may be applicable prior art. 

On Wed, 2003-11-05 at 21:33, Chris Dwan (CCGB) wrote:
> > If this goes through, any thoughts on whether it is going to put the
> > kabash on the AGBLAST and Altivec-ized HMM?
> If (as it says on the link) it truly covers all Smith-Watermans on SIMD,
> we could be in a lot more trouble than that.  Time to turn off those
> optimizing compilers folks...
> -C
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