Unknows S-100 System
Roy J. Tellason
rtellason at verizon.net
Tue Sep 25 13:17:43 CDT 2007
On Sunday 23 September 2007 09:12, Allison wrote:
> >Subject: Re: Unknows S-100 System
> > From: "Roy J. Tellason" <rtellason at verizon.net>
> > Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2007 23:44:57 -0400
> > To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts"
> > <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> >On Saturday 22 September 2007 19:35, Barry Watzman wrote:
> >> All commercial software used 8080 instructions,
> >Well, no. Two that I know of that did require a z80 were Turbo Pascal
> > and Mix C.
> What I wrote something similar I used the word "most" as I knew there was
> some CP/M software that required z80. However from a business user
> perspective most of the deireable and likely used software like word
> preocessors, spreadsheets and databases 8080 was just fine save for
> speed and the 8085 solved that. Also the 8085 was more of a bridge
> than the ultimate application cpu.
Yup, but the word used there was "all". :-)
And then there was software that was good enough to test what it had, and go
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