[rescue] I hope this is not a Hoax

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Fri Jun 20 13:47:38 CDT 2003

On Fri, Jun 20, 2003 at 11:09:33AM -0700, Francisco Javier Mesa-Martinez wrote:
> > I just realized you guys were talking about M68000 series CPUs. I was
> > thinking WTF is a 88K?
> Motorola 88000 was the RISC line unveiled by Moto in the late 80s, almost
> at the same time as the i860. It is one of the most elegant RISC designs
> ever. Ironically enough the PPC's bus architecture is based on the M88K.

Why did it fail?

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