What to Do with a PS/2?

Robert Ferguson rob at bitscience.ca
Fri Jan 29 23:18:48 CST 2016

> On Jan 28, 2016, at 5:01 AM, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
> Actually, though, it was developed on multiple CPU platforms, and one
> was an in-house board design based around Intel's RISC chip, the i860
> -- codenamed the N10. NT allegedly stood for "N Ten" before MS
> marketing retconned it to "New Technology”.

This is exactly correct, although marketing had nothing to do with the “NT” retcon; we did it ourselves.

- Rob

ps: the i860 was not a pleasant thing. There was much rejoicing in the halls the day we decided to drop it as a target architecture.

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