6502 versus Z80

John Costello cos at indeterminate.net
Mon Sep 18 22:10:40 BST 2006

On Mon, 18 Sep 2006, Andy Armstrong wrote:
> Ah yes - that's been discussed quite a bit recently on FoRK. I keep  
> meaning to track down an old Apple ][ - but I don't know what I'd  
> actually do with it and it's not as if they do anything you can't do  
> better with a PIC chip these days. I'm definitely more and more prone  
> to nostalgia though - just re-read The Soul of a New Machine and, if  
> anything, enjoyed it more this time round.

I'm in a similar situation.  I have a C64 and, somewhere, the cabling to 
hook it to my DVD player (which goes via S-video to a monitor).  Once that 
is connected I will, um, relive the glory days of BASIC? Right.

You're the 3rd person to mention The Soul of a New Machine.  Must get a 
copy of that for the nightstand.

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