> The original 6500 was so much like the 6800 that they were sued for patent > infringement. The reason they were sued was that the 6500 was 100% pin- and timingcompatible. So you only had to replace the CPU and the software. I'm not familiar enough with the circumstances at that time to see how one could benefit of this. For example replacing a Z8000 (32-bits successor of the Z80) with a 486 I could understand. Groetjes, Ruud http://Ruud.C64.org - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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