On Sun, Jun 09, 2013 at 08:10:37AM +0200, email@example.com wrote: >LOL ;) just playing xbill ;) I take you mean http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/xBill which I played in 1997 or so :-) >A 6809 is not so bad :) it could be worse .... a Z80 or a 8080... Sorry for obeying Godwin's law prematurely, but I cannot resist. Once I heard a somewhat fitting joke from an Austrian, saying that the Austrians are trying to make everyone believe that Mozart was Austrian and Hitler was German (while the opposite is true). How does it apply here? Well, I guess that the dislike of the 8086 among some 6502 enthusiasts could come from the dislike of CP/M and MS-DOS, believing that Commodore computers are free of any Microsoft influence. It was somewhat of a schock for me when I learned that CBM BASIC was in fact a Microsoft product. That said, I like the 6502, 6800 and 6809 while I find the x86 somewhat awkward. For example, on the x86, I find that the C flag behaves in an illogical way in subtractions. Best regards, Marko Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2013-06-09 11:00:06
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