[Coco] Another NitrOS-9 Platform?

Phill Harvey-Smith afra at aurigae.demon.co.uk
Wed Apr 12 17:53:21 EDT 2006

Bob Devries wrote:
> hmmmm,
> I wonder how much work it would be to rewrite the Acorn BBC-B ROM into 
> 6809 code? I love the BASIC in the BBC. Inline Assembler!

Now I *LIKE* that idea ! I would imagine that with 6809 code being 
generally more efficient than 6502, it could cirtainly be done, no I'm 
not volunterring to do it :)

It would be actually 2 things, re-writing the MOS rom, and then 
re-writing the Basic rom, that is alas 32K of code to re-write :(

On the other hand disn't someone produce a 6809 2nd processor for the 
BBC, that cirtainly should be capable of running Nitros.


Phill Harvey-Smith, Programmer, Hardware hacker, and general eccentric !

"You can twist perceptions, but reality won't budge" -- Rush.

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