I think I have some proof that the G5 will be a MIPS processor! This is GREAT news!!! I can't believe that nobody thought of this!
MIPS Technologies Names Renowned Industry Veteran Keith Diefendorff Vice President of Product Strategy
Diefendorff brings to MIPS Technologies more than twenty years of microprocessor development experience at leading semiconductor companies such as Texas Instruments, AMD and Motorola. At Motorola Diefendorff was chief architect of the PowerPC....
From 1996 to 1998, Diefendorff was a distinguished scientist and the director of processor architecture and strategy at Apple Computer. At Apple he led the effort to define AltiVec, the multimedia vector instruction-set extension to PowerPC
MIPS Press Release
YES YES YES!!!!!!!!! I'm so excited I'm going to wet my pants!!!! We're going to have super mega kick-@ss new processors!