Reply to post: Re: What we need

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Re: What we need

I used to have that view, but years later found out that 6502 page zero access was treated specially and very fast, effectively giving another 256 registers.

But then again you have to do stuff like reset the carry flag before operations meaning the code size was bigger, and there were fewer conditional jump commands available after you'd done your operation.

That kind of stuff would get old quickly (as you can guess I learnt Z80 assembly).

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