Re: R6502AP

From: Nate Lawson <nate_at_root.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2014 15:01:01 -0800
Message-Id: <08FCB18D-AE42-427F-AF29-971535972F46@root.org>
On Dec 2, 2014, at 2:05 PM, Segher Boessenkool <segher@kernel.crashing.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 02, 2014 at 12:04:46PM -0800, Nate Lawson wrote:
>> I was thinking the patent dispute was more about the NMOS process in general. Did Motorola have general silicon production patents that they could have used against MOS?
> 
> That could be.  I have never seen silicon process patents from Motorola,
> but then again, I haven't looked.
> 
>> In fact, are the lawsuit filings public and archived somewhere visible?
> 
> No idea, never seen it.  The settlement would be a lot more interesting
> but that is almost certainly not public.

There is some excellent detective work here. The wikipedia page for the 6800 isnít bad either.

http://www.swtpc.com/mholley/Microprocessors/Microprocessor_History.htm

-Nate
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