How CPU's work (was Re: Hi, I'm new...)

Dave McGuire mcguire at
Tue Aug 8 10:11:07 CDT 2006

Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> The z80 added stuff I've never personally found 
> all that useful otherwise,  and have never used the index registers (yet) or 
> the alternate set,  all that much.

   I like the index registers; I use them with some frequency.  The 
alternate register set, though...ugh.  It'd be much more useful if the 
designers had provided a way to determine which set is currently in use!


Dave McGuire
Cape Coral, FL

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