Language-specific CPUs was Re: uIEC/SD == AWESOME!

Sridhar Ayengar ploopster at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 21:34:03 CST 2009


Jim Battle wrote:
> Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> ...
>>
>> The Timex TM100 chip does BASIC in hardware, but it doesn't parse the 
>> text itself...  it requires a tokenized stream.
> 
> I tried googling this, but find no references.  Do you have any?  When 
> was it made?  Who was the market?

I think it was for the personal computing market, but I know to a degree 
of certainty that it never made it past the prototype stage.

Peace...  Sridhar



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