Happy Birthday VAX 11/780 (influence of)

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Thu Oct 28 15:14:11 CDT 2010


On 28 Oct 2010 at 14:36, Dave McGuire wrote:

>    Relics?  The Freescale 68K variants are actually pretty mainstream.

If Freescale survives, perhaps.  But after being spun off from 
Motorola and passed around as an LBO, Freescale has a lot of debt to 
service.

If Freescale goes down the rathole, I suspect that 68K architecture 
will disappear completely very quickly.

--Chuck





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