From: Jim Brain (brain_at_jbrain.com)
Date: 2007-11-09 00:58:33
B. Degnan wrote: > Anyone know what happened with "Coherent"? > Bill > ______________________________________________________________________________ > > > From Byte Feb 1984 > > "Commodore Plans UNIX-Like Operating system for Z8000-Based Computer" > > Commodore announced that it will include the UNIX-like Coherent > operating system in a new series of Z8000-based computers. Schedule > to be formally announced in May, Commodore's new computer will be > called the Next Generation and will include 256K bytes of RAM and one > or two floppy-disk drives at a price the company says will be much > lower than any comparable system. > > All of Commodore's previous computers have been based on variations of > the 6502 microprocessor developed by Commodore's MOS Technology > division. Commodore has a license to manufacture Zilog's Z8000 > processor. > ______________________________________________________________________________ > > > > > Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list I assume they were simply going to have Mark Williams compile their OS for the Z8000, but it never got done: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coherent_(operating_system) Jim Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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