From: MagerValp (MagerValp_at_cling.gu.se)
Date: 2004-06-18 16:31:49
>>>>> "Ruud" == Baltissen, GJPAA (Ruud) <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: Rainer> Or will this ASIC indeed have a cycle-exact emulation of an Rainer> NMOS(!) 6502 and the VIC? Ruud> Yep. Let's say it in this way: if it runs on the C-1, it will Ruud> run on the C64-joystick as well. But the C1 accomplishes this through reconfigurability. The 1 MHz core is tuned for maximum compatibility, while the 20 MHz core is tuned for maximum features. Ruud> Hmmm, completely forgot about the last. Or better, I didn't Ruud> realise its possible legal consequences. But on the other hand: Ruud> Philips delivers a schematic with their televisions. But I don't Ruud> think that that schematic gives you the right to build your own Ruud> television and sell it. Right - and we're not building C64 clones. Rainer> - the chips were reverse engineered by external people Ruud> I think youy refer to the new C64? I'm quite sure the person Ruud> involved only used its own work. Actually no - the VIC article by Christian Bauer and the research done by the ReSID people has been a tremendous help, as well as a lot of input from the hacking community. Not to mention the schematics archive on Funet, and all the other technical documentation. -- ___ . . . . . + . . o _|___|_ + . + . + . Per Olofsson, arkadspelare o-o . . . o + MagerValp@cling.gu.se - + + . http://www.cling.gu.se/~cl3polof/ Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list
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