cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Nov 6 16:18:18 CST 2006
On Mon, 6 Nov 2006, Jason McBrien wrote:
> In the Apple anniversary edition of this week in tech, Andy Hertzfeld said
> that almost all the original Mac apps were written in pure assembler, as the
> compilers for the 68000 weren't that advanced at the time, and they needed
> to wring out every last bit of performance from the platform. I'd assume the
> same would be true for the Lisa apps.
The slow speed of the Lisa software, DUE TO IT BEING in Pascal, was the
REASON why the Mac aps were re-written in assembly.
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