micros: was Re: [rescue] Bigger Iron at Home (was: SNMP, Baby!)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Nov 13 14:00:56 CST 2003

On Thursday, November 13, 2003, at 02:57 PM, Scott Newell wrote:
>>> 		Apple II. 6502 wasn't bad, but the different roms for
>>> 			  different slots sucked.
>>   I have to disagree here.  I find nothing particularly nice about the
>> 6502.  Three registers??  Come ON.
> I have fond memories of messing with 6502 based systems.  I also like 
> the
> Z-80 (especially the Z-180 variant).

   I'm an old Z80-head...I love those processors.  Not quite as much as 
the PDP-11 though.

>   Never really warmed up to the 6809,
> but I understand that it was a pretty elegant chip to code.

   I've heard that too, but I've not played with them.


Dave McGuire                      "My tummy hurts now, but my soul
St. Petersburg, FL                 feels a little better."     -Ed

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