[rescue] A bit of Fun
mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Jun 17 13:13:40 CDT 2003
On Tue, 17 Jun 2003 2:08PM -0500, Robert Novak wrote:
> I do wonder if people really think the x86 architecture was such sh!t
> the point of initial deployment. I'm not talking about Pentium 4-HT.
> talking 8086. How much better could it have handled 640KB and a 5
> hard drive?
Well, when it came out, nobody liked the segmented addressing
crap...but aside from that (which was a big deal) it wasn't too bad.
For 1978, that is.
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