strangest systems I've sent email from

ben bfranchuk at
Thu Apr 28 18:23:49 CDT 2016

On 4/28/2016 7:59 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 27 April 2016 at 22:13, Sean Conner <spc at> wrote:
>> It was thus said that the Great Liam Proven once stated:
>>> On 26 April 2016 at 16:41, Liam Proven <lproven at> wrote:
>>> When I was playing with home micros (mainly Sinclair and Amstrad; the
>>> American stuff was just too expensive for Brits in the early-to-mid
>>> 1980s), the culture was that Real Men programmed in assembler and the
>>> main battle was Z80 versus 6502, with a few weirdos saying that 6809
>>> was better than either. BASIC was the language for beginners, and a
>>> few weirdos maintained that Forth was better.
>>   The 6908 *is* better than either the Z80 or the 6502 (yes, I'm one of
>> *those* 8-)
> Hurrah! :-D

But alas still only 16 bit addressing. OS/9 was nice once you got to 
level 2 and a nice Hard-drive. Most of use minons never even heard about 
the 68000 versions sadly.

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