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30-up: You know what? Those really weren't the days

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Re: The best of times, the worst of times

Much of the problems came from the Intel - Microsoft constellation. The 68K had no segmentation, nor did the 6502. I worked in a company where we made a ship navigation system with moving maps where the console was a BBC Model B powered by a 2 MHz 6502. You could get most things done but you had to think carefully.

I know someone made a reprogrammable cell phone based on the Z80 in the early days of GSM. Much of the advantages of modern tech has been eaten up by sloppy programming.

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