> On 2016-07-29, at 14:02, Segher Boessenkool <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > On Fri, Jul 29, 2016 at 01:48:45PM +0200, email@example.com wrote: >>> Yeah, having their own fab was a huge business advantage for Commodore back then! >> >> How did f.e. Atari build their POKEYs and Co. then? > > Without that advantage. Having their own fab reduced turn-around time > for test runs and makes those cheaper as well, so that you can have more > test chips. It is not impossible to do things without your own fab, it > just is more costly (more manpower needed, longer development cycles). That's understandable. I only try to challenge John Paul Adrian's post that made it look like close to impossible :-) -- SD! Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2016-07-29 13:01:19
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