[FoRK] ridiculous project

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Jul 8 02:33:09 PDT 2013

On Mon, Jul 08, 2013 at 10:02:45AM +0100, Andy Armstrong wrote:

> AFAICR 6809s were stupidly expensive compared with the others, particularly 6502.

Anyone remembers Dragons? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragon_32/64
> Z80 and 8080 were nasty in the same way modern Intel architectures are.
> 6502 was cheap and nice. I think that's engineering.

Not a bad chip at all. Z80 was a monstrosity, especially
for hand-rolled assembly.

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