The value of assembler language programmers [was RE: Algol vs Fortran was RE: VHDL vs Verilog]

Ian King IanK at vulcan.com
Wed Feb 10 13:39:35 CST 2010


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> 
> Ian King wrote:
> > Think about it, if Ken Olsen hadn't been so dismissive of the idea of
> a Personal Computer,
>  >we might have had J11-based desktops.  After all, a J11 with MMU
> could
> address 4MB,
>  > instead of the anemic 1MB of the 8086/88.  -- Ian
> 
> We had. Pro380 ;-)

No, I mean ones that people actually bought.  



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