[Coco] An MC68HC11A1P Based Computer Idea
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Wed Jul 18 09:45:35 EDT 2012
On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Mark McDougall <msmcdoug at iinet.net.au>wrote:
> On 18/07/2012 11:27 PM, jdaggett at gate.net wrote:
> I have years of experience in working with the HC11 series of processors.
>> All of the alpha and numeric paging products from Motorola all use both
>> HC11 and HC05 processors. Most common used were the HC11K and PH series.
> Many years ago I worked with the HC11 for a few months when I was working
> on a traffic control system. The guy writing the software was amazing; he'd
> write reams of code at home overnight without so much as an assembler - and
> certainly no hardware - then in the morning paste it into the source,
> assemble it, and it would usually just run! And it was a nightmare of
> bank-switched ROM code!!!
I LOVE THIS S**T! That's the kind of stuff I used to do! (Not with the
HC11, though. 6809 and 8080, mostly.) Where did all the jobs like that go?
But I was somewhat less ninja than your friend. My code usually needed to
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