The freely available OpenSparc specs will help train the Chinese in chip multithreading and coding for same and develop native MPUs and MPU designers.
Sun sees it as opening a huge market for the OpenSparc community and an endorsement of its open source approach. Academic research is supposed to turn into products.
Chinese schools will develop their own textbooks, workshops and lab programs, Sun said. They expect to train 100-150 teachers in OpenSparc a year. to