I don't really know anything about FPGAs, but I was not saying that they were bad or anything. I think it's an interesting way to make custom hardware on the cheap. I thinks it's good that MD can do rolling upgrades even if some people would consider it unfinished.
What I don't like is this constant veil of secrecy and differing accounts of whether the machine is even shipping. If Omegas are really going to end users, then why have we not heard from *one* end user to tell us about their system? Very odd.
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