[rescue] 68K Mac design philosophy - was Re: newest rescue

Nemo cym224 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 20:44:59 CST 2016

On 3 February 2016 at 17:47, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au> wrote:
> On 2016-02-03 3:33 PM, Nemo wrote:
>> From what I remember, the early 68k-based Macs were also hobbled in
>> the sense that Jobs demanded that the CPU do everything.  (I heard
>> that he wanted to keep the chip-count down and was fanatical about
>> simplicity.)  As such, peripheral chips were not introduced until he
>> left.
> How does that square with the DSP on the NeXT? He had a change of heart?

I read that in a book written by someone on the original Macintosh
team.  But now I cannot remember the author, the title of the book, or
find it in my library.  (I just remember that it had a black cover.)


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