[rescue] Head for a SparcStation 2

Jochen Kunz jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de
Mon Aug 29 11:42:03 CDT 2005

On Mon, 29 Aug 2005 09:26:01 -0400
Phil Stracchino <phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net> wrote:

> > A Symbolics machine, what else? ;-)
> How about a Texas Instruments AI Explorer?
I have to admit: I am no LISPler. Some friends are and they say that the
Symbolics environement was / is the pinnacle of Lisp IDEs.

> On the offchance you've never run across one, the AI Explorer's native
> machine code was LISP.
The same for the Symbolics machines. They have a M68k FEP (Front End
Processor) that loads the microcode into the CPU at boot time. This way
you can define new machine instructions if you need them.


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